Salutes & Awards

October 4, 2013

Nominees sought for Verne Orr award

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.




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