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Nominations sought for 2015 American Legion service award

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 American Legion Spirit of Service Award.

The award is presented annually to one enlisted member from each military branch. Air Force airmen basic through staff sergeants can be nominated for their outstanding volunteer service performed off duty in the local community from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2014.

Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency, or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, FOA, and DRU may submit only one nomination. Completed nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by April 13, 2015.

Awards will be presented Aug. 28-Sept. 3 in Baltimore, during the American Legion National Convention.

For more information about Air Force recognition programs and other personnel issues, go to myPers. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at reirees.af.mil.

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