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MG William H. Gourley Leadership Award


To recognize the Adjutant General Captains Career Course Officer who best emulates the qualities of leadership embodied by MG William H. Gourley during his more than 40 years of service to the AG Corps, Army, and Nation.


Any officer who is graduating from the Adjutant General Captains Career Course.


The Adjutant General School at Fort Jackson, South Carolin, establishes the standard and award criteria for selecting AG CPTs for this award.


MG (Ret) William H. Gourley served as the AG Corps Honorary Colonel from 1990 – 1999.  The Gourley Corridor and his Ten Golden Rules are a permanent fixture in the Adjutant General School at Fort Jackson, SC.


To be borne by the Adjutant General’s Corps Regimental Association (AGCRA).

Recommending Procedures

Once the Adjutant General School has selected the AG CPT winners for this award, they will notify the AGCRA VP, Awards for award certificates and medal sets to be prepared for presentation.

The email contact at AGCRA is  Please allow one week for awards processing before the requested presentation date.

Announcement of Awards

Award recipients will be published in “1775″ on the official AGCRA website.

Presentation of Awards

The medal and award certificate are presented at the graduation ceremonies of the Adjutant General Captains Career Course.

Recording of Awards

All awards will be recorded by entering the recipient’s rank and full name in a database maintained by the AGCRA VP, Awards.

Revocation of Awards

In the unlikely event that information becomes known that a fraudulent award has been made, or dishonorable conduct is substantiated, the National Executive Council can revoke this award, annotate the database, and notify the individual of the action.