Nominations open for 67th annual Arthur S. Flemming Award Published Sept. 11, 2015 By Janis El Shabazz Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 67th annual Arthur S. Flemming Award. The award is sponsored by George Washington University in conjunction with the Arthur S. Flemming Awards Commission. It honors outstanding federal employees who have made significant and extraordinary contributions to the federal government. The Air Force may nominate 10 federal civilian employees or military members, including two in each of the following five categories: leadership and/or management; legal achievement; social science, clinical trials and translational research; applied science and engineering; and basic science. Each major command, field operating agency and direct reporting unit may only nominate one person in each category. Individuals previously nominated but not selected for a Flemming award may be re-nominated. Previous award winners may not be re-nominated. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their MAJCOM, combatant command, FOA or DRU for applicable suspense dates and additional information regarding nomination procedures. Completed nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by Nov. 19. For more information about Air Force personnel programs go to myPers . Individuals who do not have a myPers account can request one by following the instructions on the Air Force Retirees Services website.