UNIFORMED SERVICES AWARDS
Purpose: The FAPAC Uniformed Services Awards recognize and honor members of the Uniformed Services which include the armed forces, commissioned corps of the Public Health Service, and the commissioned corps of the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration.
Event and Date: The award will be presented at the Uniformed Services Awards Ceremony during the FAPAC National Leadership Training Program (NLTP) on May 13, 2020 in Leesburg, VA. The NLTP is held each year in the month of May to coincide with Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Performance Period: 2019 Fiscal Year (Oct 1, 2018 to Sept 30, 2019) or Calendar Year (Jan 1 to Dec 31, 2019)
Submission Deadline: Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 8:00 pm Eastern Time
Point of Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any of the seven Uniformed Services may nominate candidates based upon the five criteria listed above. Nominating offices must submit completed packages online by 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Incomplete or late packages will not be considered.
Nomination packages shall include the following items. All submitted files should be single-spaced, 12-pitch font with 1-inch margins in Word, PDF, or text format. Submit all items online or email package to email@example.com.
Any active/reserve member of the Uniformed Services is eligible for consideration. In accordance with 5 U.S.C. § 2101, the Uniformed Services includes the armed forces (Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard), the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service, and the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Each Uniformed Services component may conduct an internal review board and select award winners based on the criteria below and submit assembled nomination packages online by the February 15, 2020 deadline.
The Awards Committee is comprised of the Awards Committee Chair and a Panel of Judges. The Committee will review and rate each nomination package based on the five criteria below. Each criterion will be rated on a 20-point scale for a maximum of 100 points per nomination package.
The Awards Committee will submit nominees with the highest score from each Uniformed Services component to the FAPAC President for final review and approval. Award winners and the nominating office will receive formal notice of their selection via email by March 2020. The Awards Committee Chair will coordinate and confirm the award winner's attendance at the Uniformed Services Awards during the NLTP on May 13, 2020.
Nominating offices should coordinate packages with the respective individuals/offices below.