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NEWS | Sept. 3, 2014

2015 Verne Orr award nominees sought

By Janis El Shabazz Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

Air Force Personnel Center officials are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Air Force Association Verne Orr Award through Jan. 7, 2015.


The Air Force Association established this award in honor of former Secretary of the Air Force Verne Orr to recognize mission-oriented unit accomplishments and achievements that used personnel to their full potential in order to accomplish the mission.


Nominations are open to all Air Force units and organizations regardless of size.


Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, combatant command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and additional information regarding nomination procedures.


Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may submit only one nomination.


For more information on Air Force recognition programs and other personnel issues, visit the myPers website at  To read more about the Verne Orr award, select "search all components" from the drop down menu and enter "12603" in the search window.