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Awards

The Army National Guard’s Guard Your Health website proudly acknowledges receiving these awards of excellence.

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Platinum AVA Digital Award

Digital Marketing Campaign
January 2017

AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes outstanding work by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design and production of media that is part of the evolution of digital communication. Work ranges from audio and video productions- to websites that present interactive components such as video, animation, blogs, and podcasts- to interactive social media sites- to other forms of user-generated communication.


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PRSA-NCC THOTH AWARD

Social Media Video Award for #WarriorReady Workout Videos
September 2016

The Thoth Awards, presented by the National Capital Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), recognizes the most outstanding strategic public relations programs and components developed and produced in the Greater Washington, D.C. area. Achievements are recognized in 44 categories, including 24 program categories that celebrate the best PR campaigns and 20 component categories that highlight top accomplishments in PR tactics.


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APEX AWARD of Excellence

Guard Your Health Website
July 2016

The Apex Awards, presented by Communications Concepts, are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content, and the success in achieving overall communications effectiveness. Entries are evaluated in 11 main categories including: newsletters; magazines, journals; annual reports; print media; electronic media; social media; websites; campaigns, programs & plans; writing; design & illustration; and one-of-a-kind publications.


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SIA Summit Creative Award

Guard Your Health Social Media
May 2016

Guard Your Health won the 2016 Silver Summit Creative Award for the social media campaign category. The Summit International Awards recognizes creative excellence in advertising design, broadcast, and interactive media from around the world. Guard Your Health’s social media campaign was selected from more than 5,000 submissions from 21 countries.


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PRSA-NCC THOTH AWARD

External Video Award for “Staying Fit, Staying Ready” Personal Story Video
September 2015

The Thoth Awards, presented by the National Capital Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), recognizes the most outstanding strategic public relations programs and components developed and produced in the Greater Washington, D.C. area. Achievements are recognized in 35 categories, including 16 program categories that celebrate the best PR campaigns and 19 component categories that highlight top accomplishments in PR tactics.

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IABC Silver Quill Award of Merit

Award of Merit in the Audio/Visual category for the “Staying Fit, Staying Ready” video
August 2015

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Silver Quill Awards hold entrants to high, time-tested thresholds of performance. Spanning 17 states and Washington, D.C., the program honors entries that meet specific objectives and exceed professional standards for effective strategic and creative work.

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Digital Health Merit Award

Guard Your Health Facebook Page
August 2015

The Guard Your Health Facebook page won a Merit Digital Health Award. The goal of the Digital Health Awards is to recognize high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. The awards program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center, a clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields.

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National Association of Government Communicators Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Award

First Place for Guard Your Health Website
July 2015

The NAGC Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards Competition recognizes superior communications efforts of government agencies. Blue Pencil Award categories are designed for writing, editing, photography, and published products such as magazines, books, newsletters and other materials. Gold Screen Award categories recognize audio-visual and multimedia products, including broadcast and internet-based products.

PR News Digital PR Award

PR News Digital PR Award

PR News Digital PR Award in the New Site category for Guard Your Health Website
December 2014

PR News’ Digital PR Awards is the industry’s top honor in the PR and communications digital space, recognizing outstanding digital initiatives among corporations, agencies, and nonprofits. The coveted awards set the industry benchmark for excellence across all areas of digital PR. The winners of the Digital PR Awards are those organizations that took risks, made tremendous strides and understand the power of digital communications in public relations. The New Site category recognizes a site launched in the past year that is marked by high-quality design and content that clearly conveys the organization’s brand and encourages engagement.


PR News Digital PR Award

PR News Digital PR Award

PR News Digital PR Award in the Video category for “Staying Fit, Staying Ready” video
December 2014

PR News’ Digital PR Awards is the industry’s top honor in the PR and communications digital space, recognizing outstanding digital initiatives among corporations, agencies and nonprofits. The coveted awards set the industry benchmark for excellence across all areas of digital PR. The winners of the Digital PR Awards are those organizations that took risks, made tremendous strides and understand the power of digital communications in public relations. The Video category recognizes video content that promotes a product, organization, or individual or is used to respond to a quickly developing issue or crisis. Winning video content surpasses expectations of viewings and succeeds at enhancing a brand and building an audience.

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WebAward

Outstanding WebAward in the Government Website category for Guard Your Health Website
September 2014

The WebAward program is the longest running annual website award competition dedicated to naming the best Web sites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for all website development.

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Videographer Awards

Award of Excellence for “Staying Fit, Staying Ready“ video
August 2014

The Videographer Awards is one of the oldest and most respected awards programs in the industry. In 2014, there were 1500 from companies and individuals that use or produce video for marketing, information and entertainment purposes. The highest level of achievement, Award of Excellence, was won by 12% of the entries; 14% won an Award of Distinction; and 5% received an Honorable Mention. Judging for was done by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

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American Public Health Association’s 24th Annual Public Health Education Health Promotion Public Health Materials Contest

Print Materials
July 2014

Guard Your Health won the American Public Health Association’s 24th Annual Public Health Education Health Promotion Public Health Materials Contest for the print materials category. Winners were selected from a competitive pool of health education materials by a panel of expert health education and promotion professionals.

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Telly Bronze Award for Video

Guard Your Health Website Internet/online video in the Health & Fitness category for, “Staying Fit, Staying Ready
June 2014

The Telly Awards honors the very best film & video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional, & cable TV commercials and programs. Judges evaluate entries to recognize distinction in creative work — entries do not compete against each other. Instead, entries are judged against a high standard of merit. Judges score entries on a performance scale and winning entries are recognized and awarded as Silver or Bronze Winners based on the combined scoring of the judges who evaluate each entry.


Omni Intermedia Silver Award

Omni Intermedia Silver Award for Video

Guard Your Health Website video/government for, “Staying Fit, Staying Ready
May 2014

The Omni Awards recognize outstanding media productions in film, TV, video, interactive, animation, and web that engage, empower, and enlighten. Patterned after the Emmy Awards, the Omni Awards committee uses a panel of three peer professionals who independently judge each entry based on a standard set of criteria per media type. They award Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum honors, with Platinum being the highest scoring submission. Each entry is evaluated for overall excellence in the specific genre.

Hermes Creative Platinum Award

Hermes Creative Platinum Award for Website

Guard Your Health Website
May 2014

The Guard Your Health website won a Hermes Creative Platinum Award in the category of government website. The Hermes Creative Awards is a prestigious international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs, and emerging technologies. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, graphic design shops, production companies, web and digital creators and freelancers. They award both Gold and Platinum honors, with Platinum honors as the highest scoring submissions in each category.

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Hermes Creative Gold Award for Website Video

Guard Your Health Website Element/Video for the Web, “Staying Fit, Staying Ready
May 2014

The Guard Your Health website won a Hermes Creative Gold Award in the category of website element/video for the web for the “Staying Fit, Staying Ready” personal story. The Hermes Creative Awards is a prestigious international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs, and emerging technologies. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, graphic design shops, production companies, web and digital creators and freelancers. They award both Gold and Platinum honors, with Platinum honors as the highest scoring submissions in each category.


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Communicator Gold Award for Government Websites

Guard Your Health Website
April 2014

The Guard Your Health website won a Gold Communicator Award in the category of government websites. The Communicator Awards is a leading international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications. The Communicator Awards receives over 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. The Communicator Awards honors work that transcends innovation and craftwork that made a lasting impact and moved people. The Award of Excellence, the highest honor, is given to those entrants whose ability to communicate positions them as the best in the field.

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Communicator Silver Award for Online Videos

Guard Your Health Video
April 2014

The Guard Your Health personal story video, “Staying Fit, Staying Ready,” won a Silver Communicator Award in the category of online videos. The Communicator Awards is a leading international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications. The Communicator Awards receives over 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. The Communicator Awards honors work that transcends innovation and craftwork that made a lasting impact and moved people. The Award of Distinction is presented for projects that exceed industry standards in quality and achievement.

Web Health Bronze Award

Web Health Silver Award

Guard Your Health Mobile Website
December 2013

The Guard Your Health mobile website won a Silver Web Health Award. Web Health Awards honor the best in digital health resources. The goal of the Web Health Awards is to recognize high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. These awards honor the nation’s best digital health resources. The competition, which is held twice yearly, featured 47 entry categories, including blog, e-newsletter, mobile application, mobile website, social media, video, and website. A panel of 23 experts in digital health media served as judges and selected gold, silver, bronze, and merit winners from more than 300 entries.


Web Health Bronze Award

Web Health Bronze Award

Guard Your Health Website
December 2013

The Guard Your Health website won a Bronze Web Health Award. These awards honor the nation’s best digital health resources. The competition, which is held twice yearly, featured 47 entry categories, including blog, e-newsletter, mobile application, mobile website, social media, video, and website. A panel of 23 experts in digital health media served as judges and selected gold, silver, bronze, and merit winners from more than 300 entries.

Marcom Platinum Award

MarCom Platinum Award

Guard Your Health Website
November 2013

The Guard Your Health website won a Platinum MarCom Award under the category of Website/Government. The MarCom Awards are sponsored by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. It is one of the oldest, largest and most respected competitions in the creative industry that honors excellence and recognizes the creativity, hard work and generosity of marketing and communication professionals. The competition is so well thought of in the industry that national public relations organizations, local ad clubs, and local business communicator chapters are entrants. There were more than 6,000 entries from throughout the United States, Canada and several other countries in the 2013 competition.

Marcom Platinum Award

MarCom Platinum Award

Guard Your Health Mobile Site
November 2013

The Guard Your Health website won a Platinum MarCom Award under the category of Mobile & Web-Based Technology/Mobile Website. The MarCom Awards are sponsored by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. It is one of the oldest, largest and most respected competitions in the creative industry that honors excellence and recognizes the creativity, hard work and generosity of marketing and communication professionals. The competition is so well thought of in the industry that national public relations organizations, local ad clubs, and local business communicator chapters are entrants. There were more than 6,000 entries from throughout the United States, Canada and several other countries in the 2013 competition.

Marcom Gold Award

MarCom Gold Award

Guard Your Health Website Copy/Writing
November 2013

The Guard Your Health website won a Gold MarCom Award under the category of Writing/Web Copy. The MarCom Awards are sponsored by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. It is one of the oldest, largest and most respected competitions in the creative industry that honors excellence and recognizes the creativity, hard work and generosity of marketing and communication professionals. The competition is so well thought of in the industry that national public relations organizations, local ad clubs, and local business communicator chapters are entrants. There were more than 6,000 entries from throughout the United States, Canada and several other countries in the 2013 competition.