2023-2024 Medal of Valor
Nominations are Open!


The awardee(s) of the Medal of Valor is recognized during the Summer Conference of the American Correctional Association (ACA). The awardee(s) and their Agency Head(s) are expected to attend the Warden of the Year Banquet held by NAAWS.


The NAAWS Medal of Valor is awarded to individuals who have distinguished themselves with a deed of personal bravery or self-sacrifice that involved the risk of life.