Freedom Award nominations open for reservists’ civilian employers Published Dec. 10, 2018 By Bo Joyner, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs The Freedom Award is the highest honor the Department of Defense gives to employers for supporting National Guard and Reserve employees. The employers chosen exemplify what it means to go above and beyond federal requirements in support of military employees. Nominate your employer now at: www.FreedomAward.mil. The nomination form takes about 10-15 minutes to complete. Just click "Nominate Employer" on the FreedomAward.mil homepage to share how your employer supports you and fellow military employees. Nominations must be submitted by Dec. 31, 2018. We recommend you draft your nomination on a Word document then simply paste to the respective questions on the form. If you experience any technical glitches during the process please email: email@example.com.