In 1995, W.E.B. Griffin received the Brigadier General Robert L. Dening Memorial Distinguished Service Award of the U.S. Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association. In 1999, he was awarded the Veterans of Foreign Wars News Media Award. Norwich University, the oldest private military college in America, and Troy State University awarded their honorary doctoral degrees to the author. W.E.B. Griffin is an honorary member of the Special Forces Association, the Marine Raiders Association and the U.S. Army Otter and Caribou Association.
In addition to other awards, the Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association awarded its honorary membership to the author. He is also a member the Special Operations Association, the American Legion, the Army Aviation Association, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Armor Association and the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Society. Moreover, in January 2003, Mr. Griffin became a life member of the Police Chiefs Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and the State of Delaware. He is a member of the Order of St. George of the U.S. Armor Association and the Order of St. Andrew of the U.S. Army Aviation Association.
W.E.B. Griffin is the author of more than 50 epic novels. All of his works have made a number of best-seller lists, such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly. Over the years, he sold over 50 million copies of his books in more than 10 languages.