Winner, 2009 and 2010 National Guard Bureau Media Contest, magazine category. This marks the 17th time since 1992 that Buckeye Guard has been judged among the top three state magazines in the entire National Guard (including 13 first places during that span).
Winner, 2000 and 2002 Department of Defense Thomas Jefferson Award as the best magazine among all branches of the military (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard), both active and reserve components. This is the highest award bestowed in military journalism. Buckeye Guard has been named the top Defense Department magazine five times since 1978.
Winner, 2000 and 2002 Department of the Army Keith L. Ware Award as the best magazine in the entire U.S. Army worldwide, among both active and reserve components. The Buckeye Guard placed among the top three publications in the U.S. Army for six consecutive years, from 1998 to 2003.