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Nominees sought for 2012 Verne Orr Award

RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Air Force officials are seeking nominations for the 2012 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 in utilizing personnel to their full potential in order to accomplish the mission.

The Verne Orr Award recognizes an Air Force unit that makes the most effective use of its human resources. The award is open to all Air Force units and organizations, regardless of size.

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.

Each MAJCOM, FOA or DRU may submit one nomination. Completed nomination packages must be sent to the Air Force Personnel Center by Jan. 6, 2012.

For more information on Air Force recognition programs, visit the Air Force personnel services secure website.