2014 First Sergeant of the Year nominations sought Published Dec. 2, 2013 By Sammie W. King Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials are soliciting nominations for the 2014 First Sergeant of the Year award. The award recognizes the important contributions and leadership qualities exhibited by Air Force members in the first sergeant special duty career field. Nominations must include examples of leadership and job performance in the nominee's primary duty, significant self-improvement, and base or community involvement from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2013. Nominees must have served as a first sergeant for at least six months during the award period. Organizations 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. Each MAJCOM, FOA or DRU may submit one nomination. Completed nomination packages must be sent to the Air Force Personnel Center by April 22. For more information about personnel issues, visit the myPers website at https://mypers.af.mil.