Salutes & Awards

October 4, 2013

Nominees sought for Verne Orr award

Gloria Kwizera
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Air Force Personnel Center officials are accepting nominations for the 2014 Verne Orr Award.

The Air Force Association established this award in honor of former Secretary of the Air Force Verne Orr to recognize mission-oriented unit accomplishments and achievements that used personnel to their full potential in order to accomplish the mission.

The Verne Orr Award, which recognizes an Air Force unit’s effective use of human resources, is 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.

Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may submit one nomination. Completed nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by Jan. 7, 2014.

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




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

Edwards welcomes new AFTC Command Chief

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Chief Master Sgt. Andrea Gates took over as Air Force Test Center command chief this past May. Team Edwards welcomed Chief Master Sgt. Andrea J. Gates as the new Air Force Test Center comma...
 
 
Photograph courtesy of Jayson Johnson

412th TW leaders visit Plant 42, attend director’s call

Photograph courtesy of Jayson Johnson Members of U.S. Air Force Plant 42′s Security Force’s Alpha Flight pose for a picture with Lt. Col. Gene Cummins, Plant 42 director. The flight received the 2014 Air Force Life ...
 
 

Majors non-selected twice for promotion may be eligible for TERA

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Majors not selected for promotion for a second time during the current year 2014A lieutenant colonel line of the Air Force J central selection board, including those who declined continuation, may be eligible for the temporary early retirement authority program, Air Force Personnel Center officials said July 3. Officers...
 

 
Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

Education, Training Center hosts open house, announces next Ed Fair

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Members of the Edwards community visited the Education Office’s Open House June 27 to learn about all the different education options available to Airmen and civilians. The Edwards AF...
 
 
promo

June Promotions

Team Edwards held†its June enlisted promotion ceremony in the Base Theater June 30. Congratulations to all the Airman for achieving the next step in their Air Force careers! To airman first class Jacob Ray, 412th Force Suppor...
 
 

Team Edwards says goodbye to long-time human resource supervisor

After 34 years, Team Edwards watched Ruby J. Ervin walk into the sunset as she retired June 27. The retirement ceremony was held at Club Muroc. Ervin was chief of staffing and led a seven person team that provided recruitment and placement services and support to the 412th Test Wing, associate and tenant units, and...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>