By Janis El Shabazz, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs / Published August 14, 2014
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) --
Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 64th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Award.
The award is sponsored by George Washington University in conjunction with the Arthur S. Flemming Awards Commission. It honors outstanding federal employees who have made significant and extraordinary contributions to the federal government.
The Air Force may nominate 10 federal civilian employees or military members -- two in each of the following five categories: Leadership and/or management Legal achievement Social science Clinical trials and translational research Applied science and engineering, and basic science
Each major command, field operating agency and direct reporting unit may only nominate one person in each category. Individuals previously nominated but not selected for a Flemming Award may be re-nominated. Previous award winners may not be re-nominated.
Nominees can be any career federal civilian employee or member of the uniformed services who has at least three but no more than 15 years of total service -- cumulative of military and civilian -- as of Dec. 31, 2014. The awards will be made for outstanding contributions to public service on either a sustained basis or through a single exceptional accomplishment achieved or completed during 2014.