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2015 AFA Aerospace Award nominees sought

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) --

Nominations for the 2015 Air Force Association Aerospace Awards for outstanding contributions to national defense in a variety of fields are being sought, Air Force officials said.

Available awards include the following:

Theodore Von Karman Award - for contributions in the field of science and engineering relating to aerospace activity by an Air Force military member, Air Force civilian, unit or group of individuals.

David C. Schilling Award - for contributions in the field of flight, in the atmosphere or space, by an Air Force military member, Air Force civilian, unit or group of individuals.

Gill Robb Wilson Award - for contributions in the field of arts and letters covering a wide range of activities, such as writing, speaking, media relations, sculpting or painting, by an Air Force military member, Air Force civilian, unit or group of individuals.

Citation of Honor - for contributions significantly exceeding the standard performance by an Air Force military member, Air Force civilian, unit or group of individuals.

Each major command, field operating agency and direct reporting unit may nominate one person for each award. Previous award winners may not be nominated for the same category. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their MAJCOM, FOA or DRU for applicable suspense dates and additional information regarding nomination procedures.

Completed nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center Recognition Programs office by Jan. 7, 2015. 

For more information on Air Force recognition programs and other personnel issues, visit the myPers website at
https://mypers.af.mil.

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