Officials seek grateful nation award nominees Published Jan. 21, 2015 By Janis El Shabazz Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2015 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award. The award is presented annually to six service members who distinguish themselves through superior conduct in the war on terrorism. Air Force enlisted nominees must be senior master sergeants or below, and officer nominees must be captains or below below for officers. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency or direct reporting unit for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Each MAJCOM, COCOM, FOA and DRU may nominate one person. Nomination packages are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 28. For more information about Air Force recognition programs and other personnel issues, go to myPers at https://mypers.af.mil. Air Force retirees who do not have a myPers account can request one at www.retirees.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120510-068.pdf.