Nominations sought for distinguished civilian award Published Nov. 25, 2014 By Janis El Shabazz Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 60th Annual Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award. This is the highest award presented to DOD career civilian employees whose careers reflect exceptional devotion to duty and extremely significant contributions of broad scope to the efficiency, economy or other improvements in the operation of the department. Each major command, field operating agency and direct reporting unit may submit only one nomination. Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their MAJCOM, FOA, or DRU for applicable suspense dates and nomination procedures. Nominations are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by Feb. 24. For more information about other personnel issues, go to myPers at https://mypers.af.mil.