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Verne Orr award nominations sought

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials will accept nominations for the 2017 Air Force Association Verne Orr Award through Jan. 6, 2017.

The Air Force Association established this award in honor of former Air Force Secretary Verne Orr to recognize mission-oriented accomplishments and achievements by units that made the most effective use of their human resources.

Nominations are open to all Air Force units and organizations, regardless of size.

Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, combatant command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and additional information regarding nomination procedures.

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.

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