AF seeks 2017 JINSA Grateful Nation Award nominees Published March 29, 2017 By Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force is seeking nominations for the 2017 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. 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. Organization and base-level personnel must contact their MAJCOM, forward operating agency, direct-reporting unit or MAJCOM equivalent for applicable suspense dates. Nominations are due to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than May 26. Eligibility and application procedures are available on myPers. Select “any” from the dropdown menu and search “JINSA.” 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.