Nominations open for 2017 American Legion Spirit of Service Award Published Feb. 27, 2017 By Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2017 American Legion Spirit of Service Award which is presented annually to one enlisted member from the active and reserve components who demonstrated outstanding volunteer service in their local community. Airmen basic through staff sergeants can be nominated for off-duty services performed Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2016. Organization and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and additional information regarding nomination procedures. Complete application procedures and eligibility requirements are available on myPers. Select “Any” from the dropdown menu and search “Legion.” Each MAJCOM, FOA or DRU may submit one nomination. Packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than April 14, 2017. For more information about Air Force personnel programs, go to myPers. Individuals who do not have a myPers account can request one by following these instructions.