Robert L McCrady Award – Army


The purpose of this award is to recognize a South Carolina National Guardsman for outstanding leadership while attending the Noncommissioned Officer School at the McCrady Training Center Eastover, SC.


Any member of the SCARNG who is graduating from a Warrior Leadership Course (WLC), (Formerly Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC), an Advanced Leadership Course (ALC), (Formerly Basic NCO Course (BNCOC), or a Senior Leadership Course (SLC), (Formerly Advanced NCO Course (ANCOC) at the McCrady Training Center.


Awarded to the student who best demonstrates the outstanding leadership traits of a NCO as observed and evaluated by the Trainer/Evaluator NCOs during the course.

Nomination and Selection Procedures

Selection is made by the Training Evaluators, and is awarded to the student who achieves the highest leadership grade during the course. It will be presented to the recipient during graduation ceremonies.