Pinnacle Award

FRA works closely with members of Congress and their staff to advance the Association’s legislative agenda. Each year, FRA presents its prestigious Pinnacle Award to a member of Congress whose service and leadership epitomizes the Association’s three cardinal principles of Loyalty, Protection and Service. 

Past winners include:

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2014 - Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC)

2013 - Representative Jeff Miller (R-FL)

2012 - Representative Bob Filner (D-CA)

2011 - Representative Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)

2010 - Senator Jim Webb (D-VA)

2009 - Representative Chet Edwards (D-TX)

2008 - Representative Vic Snyder (D-AR)

2007 - Representative C.W. Bill Young (R-FL)

2006 - Representative Gene Taylor (D-MS)

2005 - Representative Michael Bilirakis (R-FL)

2004 - Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-HI)

2003 - Representative Walter B. Jones (R-NC)

2002 - Representative Ike Skelton (D-MO)

2001 - Senator John Warner (R-VA)

2000 - Senator John McCain (R-AZ)

1999 - Representative Owen Pickett (D-VA)

1998 - Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK)

1997 - Senator Storm Thurmond (R-SC)

1996 - Representative G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery (D-MS)