Accolades

 

Operation USA is honored to have been recognized for many accomplishments during our 36-year history.

 

 

1983
Operation USA was awarded the President‘s Volunteer Action Award for work as the first U.S. NGO licensed to provide direct relief to Cambodia and Vietnam after the Vietnam War (1979).

 

 

1997
Operation USA shared the Nobel Peace Prize as a key member of The International Campaign to Ban Landmines.

 

 

2001
Worth Magazine named Operation USA as one of its “100 Best Charities in America”.

 

 

2008
Charity Navigator ranked OpUSA the “#1 Exclusively Privately Funded Charity”.

 

 

2013
Richard Walden received the Hometown Heroes Award from Honeywell Hometown Solutions. The award is given to individuals who improve the lives of others and make their hometowns better places to live and work through long-term dedication, compassion, and the desire to do the right work, right now.