Annual JBSA Volunteer Awards Ceremony
Every April during the National Volunteer Week, M&FRC hosts the Annual JBSA Volunteer Awards Ceremony to recognize and thank those who contribute countless hours of service, significantly and positively impacting the lives of others within JBSA and our local community. This year's award ceremony is slated for April 19, 2023.
Do you know some extraordinary volunteers within our JBSA community?
Nominate them to be recognized for their outstanding and innovative volunteer efforts! Submit nomination packets now through March 1, 2023 for this year's ceremony. Specific award criteria, instructional guides, and nomination forms are updated every January for the upcoming ceremony. Nomination writing workshops and support are available by request.
Volunteer of the Year Award (VOYA)
This award does not require a specific number of hours to be considered and has 8 different categories: Outstanding Service Member, Outstanding Civilian, Outstanding Retiree, Outstanding Youth (ages 13-17), Outstanding Family Member, JBSA Family of the Year, Small Groups, and Large Groups.
2023 VOYA Instruction • 2023 VOYA Nomination Form
Volunteer Excellence Award (VEA)
This lifetime achievement award recognizes exceptional long-term community support that is significant in character, has tangible results, and reflects favorably on the United States Armed Forces. Volunteers may only receive this award once.
2023 VEA Instruction • 2023 VEA Nomination Form
Presidential Volunteer Service Award
This award honors individuals whose service positively impacts communities in every corner of the nation and inspires those around them to take action. This award requires a specific number of volunteer hours per age bracket and includes 4 different categories: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Lifetime Achievement.
Presidential Service Award Eligibility • Presidential Service Award Nomination Form