To qualify, the associated service or activities must:
(1) directly affect the Marine Embassy Guard Association;
(2) be significant in nature producing tangible results;
(3) reflect favorably on the Marine Embassy Guard Association and /or the Marine Security Guard program; and
(4) be of a sustained and direct nature.
While there is no specific time threshold to qualify for the Founders Award, the Board of Directors shall ensure the service to be honored merits the special recognition afforded by this award.
The Founders Award is intended to recognize exceptional association support over time and not a single act or achievement.