James D. “Jig Dog” Ramage Award

  • 2001 USS George Washington (CVN-73) / CVW-17
  • 2002 USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) / CVW-11
  • 2003 USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) / CVW-14
  • 2004 USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) / CVW-3
  • 2005 USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) / CVW-3
  • 2006 USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) / CVW-8

Tailhooker of the Year

  • 1963 CAPT Richard “Doc” Phillips, MC, USN
  • 1964 CAPT Robert M. Elder, USN
  • 1965 VADM Paul D. Stroop, USN
  • 1966 VADM Paul H. Ramsey, USN
  • 1967 ADM Roy L. Johnson, USN
  • 1968 ADM Thomas H. Moorer, USN
  • 1969 VADM Thomas F. Connolly, USN
  • 1970 ADM John Hyland, USN
  • 1971 VADM Maurice F. Weisner, USN
  • 1972 VADM William D. Houser, USN
  • 1973 VADM Damon W. Cooper, USN
  • 1974 VADM Frederick H. Michaelis, USN
  • 1975 VADM Robert B. Baldwin, USN
  • 1976 VADM James B. Stockdale, USN
  • 1977 VADM Robert P. Coogan, USN
  • 1978 ADM Thomas B. Hayward, USN
  • 1979 VADM Frederick C. Turner, USN
  • 1980 VADM G.E.R. “Gus” Kinnear, USN
  • 1981 RADM Robert E. Kirksey, USN
  • 1982 ADM Wesley McDonald, USN
  • 1983 VADM Robert F. “Dutch” Schoultz, USN
  • 1984 RADM Jerry Tuttle, USN
  • 1985 RADM Paul T. Gillcrist, USN
  • 1986 VADM Edward H. Martin, USN
  • 1987 CAPT Byron L. Duff, USN
  • 1988 CAPT L. Robert Canepa, USN
  • 1989 CAPT Archie Manning, USN
  • 1990 RADM Ed Allen, USN
  • 1991 CAPT Jay Campbell, USN
  • 1992 No Award
  • 1993 RADM Lyle Bull, USN(Ret)
  • 1994 CAPT Fields Richardson, USN(Ret)
  • 1995 RADM Frederick L. Lewis, USN(Ret)
  • 1996 CDR Robert E. Stumpf, USN(Ret)
  • 1997 ADM Leighton W. Smith, USN(Ret)
  • 1998 CAPT Ken “Kilo” Parks, USN
  • 1999 CAPT Evan “Streak” Chanik, USN
  • 2000 VADM Michael L. Bowman, USN
  • 2001 CAPT George B. Dom, USN
  • 2001 LCOL James L. Stalnaker, USMC
  • 2002 CDR Sterling Gilliam, USN
  • 2002 LCOL Raymond Damm, USMC
  • 2003 CAPT "Shortney" Gortney, USN
  • 2003 LTCOL Gary Lee "Lurch" Thomas, USMC
  • 2004 CAPT "Cyrus" Vance, USN
  • 2004 LTCOL Wade E. "WZL" Weigel, USMC
  • 2005 CAPT Don Quinn, USN
  • 2005 MAJ Peter L "Mud Duck" McArdel, USMC
  • 2006 CAPT Kevin "Kid" Donnegan, USN
  • 2006 LTCOL John "Dog" Jansen, USMC
  • 2007 CAPT "Nasty" Manazir, USN
  • 2007 LTCOL Hunter "Hamster" Hobson, USMC

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • 1993 RADM James D. “Jig Dog” Ramage, USN(Ret)
  • 1993 Mr. Ron Thomas
  • 1994 CAPT Larry Flint, USN(Ret),
  • 1994 CAPT W.D. “Bill” Knutson, USN(Ret)
  • 1995 VADM William D. Houser, USN(Ret)
  • 1995 CAPT Robert M. Elder, USN(Ret)
  • 1996 CAPT Richard “Chick” Harmer, USN(Ret)
  • 1996 RADM Paul T. Gillcrist, USN(Ret)
  • 1996 CAPT Lou Kriser, USN(Ret)
  • 1997 CAPT Wynn Foster, USN(Ret)
  • 1997 CAPT C.A.L. “Cal” Swanson, USN(Ret)
  • 1998 CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret)
  • 1998 Mr. Barrett Tillman
  • 1999 RADM Thomas F. Brown III, USN(Ret)
  • 1999 CAPT Walter M. Schirra, USN(Ret)
  • 2000 CAPT Lonny K. McClung, USN(Ret)
  • 2000 CAPT Richard L. “Zeke” Cormier, USN(Ret)
  • 2000 CDR George “Buddy” Gilman, USNR(Ret)
  • 2001 CAPT Richard G. Hanecak, USN(Ret)
  • 2002 RADM Glen W. “Corky” Lennox, USN(Ret)
  • 2002 CDR Dean S. “Diz” Laird, USN(Ret)
  • 2003 RADM Frederick “Bad Fred” Lewis, USN(Ret)
  • 2004 CAPT Jack Davis, USN (Ret)
  • 2005 CAPT Jerry Palmer, USN (Ret)
  • 2006 CAPT Steve Millikin, USN (Ret)
  • 2006 CDR Jan Jacobs, USNR (Ret)

The Hook Magazine Contributor of the Year

  • 1987 CAPT Don East, USN(Ret)
  • 1988 Mr. John Lundstrom, Mr. Jim Sawruk
  • 1989 CAPT Bill Scarborough, USN(Ret)
  • 1990 Mr. Mike Weeks
  • 1991 LT Mark Morgan, USNR
  • 1992 No Award
  • 1993 CDR Ernie Mares, USN(Ret)
  • 1994 CDR Jack Woodul, USNR(Ret)
  • 1995 LCDR Rick Morgan, USN
  • 1996 CDR John Nichols, USN(Ret)
  • 1997 Mr. Thomas F. Gates
  • 1998 Mr. Mark Morgan, LCDR Rick Morgan, USN(Ret)
  • 1999 Ms. Margaret Bone
  • 2000 LCDR E. Leigh Armistead, USN
  • 2001 Ms. Vivienne Heines
  • 2002 Mr. Fred Tannenbaum
  • 2003 CDR Peter Mersky, USNR (Ret)
  • 2004 PHCS Bob Lawson, USN (Ret)
  • 2005 Mr Tony Holmes
  • 2006 CDR “Boom” Powell, USN (Ret)

Captain "Zeke" Cormier

Honorary Tailhooker of the Year

Sponsored by the Boeing Company

  • 2001 Ms Barbara Woodbury
  • 2002 Mr John Ascuaga
  • 2003 Hon Gordon England
  • 2004 Hon Richard Danzig
  • 2004 GEN "Spyder" Nyland, USMC
  • 2005 Mr Jon Winthrop
  • 2006 AVCM John Porter USN (Ret)
  • 2007 CDR ED “TICK” McCABE