This award is bestowed upon an Academy member who has demonstrated a broad impact upon humanity and whose leadership and outstanding humanitarian volunteerism have improved the quality of life of individuals locally, nationally, or worldwide. Dr. Philbin was honored for his passion and commitment to caring for Veterans in his community. He regularly volunteers his time and resources to provide living essentials, opportunity, quality of life improvement and a spark of joy to those that served our great Country. Philbin often partners with the 3rd & Goal Foundation, a non-profit founded by former NFL quarterback Brady Quinn, dedicated to making a difference in the lives of Veterans.