The Hilliard A. Wilbanks Foundation was established in 2011 to honor the life of Captain Hilliard A. Wilbanks, United States Air Force, by awarding scholarships for higher education to deserving Georgia high school seniors.


The Foundation scholarship recipients also must seek a degree that reflects their patriotism and dedication to service in the United States.


In fulfilling its mission the Foundation seeks to promote American values by perpetuating Captain Hilliard A. Wilbanks' legacy of Courage, Sacrifice, and Patriotism through increased awareness, education, behavior, and example.

Our Mission Our Values Courage We embrace the indomitable courage demonstrated by the recipients of America’s highest military honor for valor as an ideal that should endure in all ways of life. Sacrifice We support sacrifice and service above self as principles that all Americans should strive for as citizens of a free and prosperous nation. Patriotism We promote love of country and are committed to support and defend the freedoms we enjoy as Americans. Citizenship We believe that America’s destiny lies in its youth. We are committed to helping them become worthy citizens of our country in the belief that ordinary Americans, with nothing more than new ideas and values, the next generation collectively can very easily change the course of history. Integrity We believe that the mark of a true hero is to have the moral courage to do what needs to be done because it is the right thing to do. Commitment We steadfastly support the valiant men and women who serve their country in the same spirit of commitment, sacrifice and selflessness as those who preceded them. Medal of Honor Awareness To educate and raise awareness of the American public about the Medal of Honor and what it represents by promoting the values of courage, sacrifice, selfless service and patriotism through outreach, education and example.

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