Salutes & Awards

December 20, 2013

Joan Orr Spouse Award nominations due Jan. 31

Nominations for the 2014 Air Force Association Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year Award are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by Jan. 31.

The award honors significant contributions made by non-military spouses of Air Force military members. The award period is Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2013.

The nominee’s spouse must be serving in the Air Force, (active duty, Guard, or Reserve).

Organization 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 or DRU may submit one nomination.

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




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