Given yearly, this award is presented to an individual or group that has demonstrated excellence in the area of firearms identification through sustained superior performance, exemplary handling of a case, the implementation of best practices,
or in some other outstanding or unique contribution to the field of firearms identification.
The Calvin H. Goddard Award consists of a scholarship for the individual or in the case of a group award, a single representative, to attend the annual AFTE Conference for the purpose of professional development. Customary and reasonable travel and lodging expenses will be paid by FT in an amount not to exceed the sum of $2,000. A commemorative plaque will also be presented to the awardees at the AFTE Conference.
Nominations are currently Closed. The deadline was June 7, 2013.
For more information, please visit GoddardAward.com.