Award Winners

None at this time.

2021 AFOS Awards

The Armed Forces Optometric Society (AFOS) is committed to recognizing excellence within the field and within our organization. AFOS will honor their 2021 award winners on November 1st, 2021 in Boston.

Drumroll, please, for the 2021 AFOS Award recipients.... 


AFOS Overall Junior Optometrist of the Year

AFOS Overall Senior Optometrist of the Year 

AFOS Orion Award Winner

Dr. Kevin Hoang (LCDR)

Dr. Adam Preston (LCDR)

Dr. Dawn Clary

Dr. Kevin Hoang Dr. Adam Preston

Dr. Dawn Clary

 CAPT Clary Bio

Service Specific Junior Optometrist of the Year

Air Force
Dr. Craig Jensen (Maj)

Dr. Timothy Soh (MAJ)

Dr. Kevin Hoang (LCDR)

Dr. Craig Jensen

 Maj Jensen Bio

Dr. Timothy Soh

 MAJ Soh Bio

Dr. Kevin Hoang

 LCDR Hoang Bio

Indian Health Service
Dr. Erelda Gene

Veterans Affairs
Dr. Brian Williams


Dr. Erelda Gene

Dr. Gene Bio

Dr. Brian Williams

Dr. Williams Bio


Reserve Optometrist of the Year


Navy Reserve
Dr. Matthew Weinheimer (LCDR)


Dr. Matthew Weinheimer

LCDR Weinheimer Bio


Student of the Year


Nathan Keyes
2LT, US Army
4th Year SCO

  Nathan Keyes  

Service Specific Optometrists of the Year

Air Force
Dr. Loralie Hodges (Maj)

Dr. Brittany Ellis (MAJ)

Dr. Adam Preston (LCDR)

Dr. Loralie Hodges

 Maj Hodges Bio

Dr. Brittany Ellis

 MAJ Ellis Bio

Dr. Adam Preston

Dr. Adam Preston Bio

Dr. Michael Candreva (CAPT)

Veterans Affairs
Dr. Amber Scharnweber


Dr. Michael Candreva

CAPT Candreva Bio

Dr. Amber Scharnweber

Dr. Scharnweber Bio


Past Award Winners

OD of the Year

Junior OD of the Year

Reserve Forces OD of the Year

Orion Recipients

Service-specific OD of the Year

Service-specific Junior OD of the Year