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Nominations sought for 2016 DOD disability award

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force is accepting nominations for the 2016 Outstanding Department of Defense Employee or Service Member with a Disability Award.

The award honors civilian and military members with disabilities who supported the DOD mission or overseas contingency operations, or whose activities best demonstrate the core values of their respective military service or other DOD component. The civilian or service member's performance throughout their career is considered the performance period for this award.

Each major command, field operating agency and direct reporting unit may submit one military and one civilian nomination. Applications are due to Air Force Personnel Center by April 25.

Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major 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.