Nomination window for 2019 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons open Published Feb. 1, 2018 By Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons Air Force’s Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- The Air Force is accepting nominations for the 2019 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons. This award is presented annually by the Secretary of State to no more than five individuals or organizations in recognition of extraordinary efforts to combat human trafficking. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, combatant command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense date and additional information regarding nomination procedures. Complete application procedures and deadlines are available on myPers. Select “Any” from the dropdown menu and search “Trafficking.” Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may submit one nomination to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than April 27. For more information about Air Force personnel programs, go to myPers. Individuals who do not have a myPers account can request one by following these instructions. Editor’s note: The sponsor of this award is in the process of revamping their requirements and criteria for nominations; therefore, dates are subject to change. Follow current guidelines when preparing nominations. Should the sponsor decide not to fund the award any longer, this and future solicitations will be cancelled.