2018 JINSA Grateful Nation Award nominees sought

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force is seeking nominations for the 2018 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award.

This award is presented annually to six heroes who distinguished themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism. Honorees, who are enlisted members and junior officers, represent each branch of the U.S. military and U.S. Special Operations Command.

There is no official period of service requirement, but achievements should be recent. Each major command, field operating agency and direct reporting unit may submit one nomination. Those nominated must be in the grade of E-8 and below for enlisted, and 0-4 and below for officers.

Organization and base-level personnel must contact their MAJCOM, FOA, DRU or MAJCOM-equivalent for applicable suspense dates. Nominations are due to the Air Force's Personnel Center no later than May 25, 2018.

Eligibility and application procedures are available on myPers. Select “any” from the dropdown menu and search “JINSA.”