Navy Seeks Spirit of Hope and Fisher Award Nominations

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Story Number: NNS171226-01Release Date: 12/26/2017 10:43:00 AM

From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Personnel is seeking nominations for the 2017 Spirit of Hope Award and the Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award in NAVADMIN 312/17.

The awards are named in honor of legendary supporters of service members and their families. Navy is seeking worthy applicants who are either individuals or organizations who will be recognized for their accomplishments during calendar year 2018.

Criteria and instructions on how to submit nominations are detailed in the NAVADMIN. Those nominated will be considered for both awards.

Nominations will be reviewed by a selection committee and endorsed by Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (MPT&E) (OPNAV N1) and forwarded to the Secretary of the Navy.

The deadline to receive nominations is Feb. 9, 2018.

Additional information on the Spirit of Hope Award and the Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award at the following web links:
http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/support/21st_Century_Sailor/readiness/Pages/SpiritofHopeAward.aspx.

The Spirit of Hope Award is presented to individuals or organizations that embody the core values of Bob Hope, who gave generously to military men and women for five decades. The Fisher Award recognizes private sector individuals or organizations that demonstrate exceptional patriotism and humanitarian service for members of the U. S. Armed Forces or their families as inspired by Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher, founders of the Fisher Houses.

For more news from Chief of Naval Personnel, visit www.navy.mil/local/cnp/.

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