In 1988, the NSSAR authorized, THE USS STARK MEMORIAL AWARD to memorialize those brave men and women who continue to stand at the forefront to preserve the freedoms our patriotic ancestors fought so long and hard to achieve. Its purpose is to recognize outstanding Chapters and the most outstanding State Society within the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution for their participation in Veterans Committee activities.
The period of program activities will be from January 1 through December 31 of the following year. Chapter activities are to be recorded by the Chapters Veterans Committee Chairman and reported to the State Veterans Committee Chairman by January 15. The State Chairman files a report to the State Society President by February 1. The State Veterans Committee Chairman will report all activities to the Executive Director at National Headquarters and the Veterans Committee Chairman by February 15. The Veterans Committee will judge the submittals at the Spring Trustee Meeting on.
Awards to recognize the State Society and Chapters whose collectively participate most actively with the programs of the Veterans Committee. The winning State & Chapters will have its name and year engraved on a plaque and a streamer issued for attaching to the State SAR flagstaff and Chapter SAR flagstaff. First place streamers will be awarded to the most active Chapters by the following membership size: