On behalf of the Board of Directors, it is our pleasure to announce that Julie Kink has been chosen as the 2019 Robert N. Tredway Award recipient. The Robert Tredway Award is a biennial award, presented by CHPA to an individual who has demonstrated significant accomplishments impacting the military helicopter community, veterans, CHPA or the community at large.


A Gold Star family member, Julie lost her brother WO1 David Kink, killed in action in Vietnam on August 3, 1969.  Julie spent a lifetime researching and understanding the war, service as a combat aviator and how families heal.  That journey realized a lifetime of veteran and family advocacy, for which she is honored
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