USO 2016 Service Member of the Year nominees sought Published Feb. 22, 2016 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 2016 USO Service Member of the Year award. The award, sponsored by the USO, recognizes specific acts of heroism by E-5 or below enlisted members from each branch of the military. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency, direct reporting unit or major command equivalent for suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, FOA and DRU may submit only one nomination, and nominations are due to Air Force Personnel Center by April 4. For more information about Air Force personnel programs go to the myPers website. Individuals who do not have a myPers account can request one by following the instructions on the Air Force Retirees Services website.