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Call for Nominations 2019!

AFOS 2019 Awards

The AFOS Awards Committee is soliciting diverse nominations from Army, Navy, Air Force, VA, and Public Health for the five major awards for 2019:
(1) OD of the Year
(2) Junior OD of the Year
(3) Reserve OD of the Year
(4) COL Bzdula AFOS Student Award
(5) Orion Award
The OD of the Year and Junior OD of the Year awards are initially service-specific, with an awardee selected from each of the following services: Army, Navy, Air Force, VA, and Public Health. These recipients then compete for the AFOS OD of the Year and AFOS Junior OD of the Year awards.
We welcome the nomination of candidates from previous years who were not selected to receive an award.

This year the nomination process has been streamlined and can be accessed online by clicking HERE.  
** You will need to add a  type written statement, not to exceed 1,000 words, explaining the primary reason the nominee should be named as award recipient based on the criteria listed. The statement should explain the nature of the individual's contribution based on all previous history, not just activities accomplished in the last year.**
More information on nomination criteria and process, please go to the Awards page.
To learn more about the awards program or any questions, please contact Awards Committee Chair, Dr. Ruth Hyatt.

Award nominations due August 9, 2019.

The Awards Ceremony will be held the evening of Monday, October 21st at the AFOS/AAO Meeting in Orlando at the Rosen Plaza Hotel.

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