EVENT DATE: Nov 15, 2016
2016 will be the 14th awarding of the Best of the Best in Enlisted Aides/Marine Aides, who work for the Admirals and Generals. They serve in the homes of senior military officers, providing assistance for official functions and keeping up the government quarters. They are adept at culinary skills, management of their team, hospitality, flower arrangements, you name it they do it. The award is called the inter-service Enlisted Aide of the Year Award, created by the Military Hospitality Alliance (MHA) and now funded and operated by the Veteran's Support Network in coordination with MHA. The award has always been presented at the USO Salute to Military Chefs dinner at the Ritz Carlton in Pentagon City. The 2016 event is November 14 for the selection board meeting and 15th for the dinner. The winner receives $1000 and the other finalists get $500, from VSN. Funding comes through contributions to VSN by companies and individuals who seek to support military excellence.