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Special Service Citation

AIAA Members in good standing are eligible. All AIAA Special Service Citations are approved by the Regional Advisory Committee and then approved by the Region and Section Activities Committee at the Institute level. All nominations must be submitted to AIAA no less than 6 weeks prior to date of presentation of the Special Service Citation. To download the nomination form, please log into the Region websites in SharePoint, HQ Documents folder. If you have questions, contact the AIAA Region and Section Programs Manager at or 703/264-3848. Award Criteria: The Special Service Citation is given for service above and beyond the ordinary. It is given for service to the Institute beyond the norm in type, intensity, or duration.
  • Full Name: Mr John IngramCotton
  • AIAA Citation: AIAA and the ISO TC20/SC14 US TAG Members extend their gratitude and appreciation for your dedication as Chairman and Member from September 1998 until May 2007. Your leadership and support in standards development created a firm foundation for international space standardiz