ZACHARY AND ELIZABETH FISHER DISTINGUISHED CIVILIAN HUMANITARIAN AWARD – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

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SUBJ/ZACHARY AND ELIZABETH FISHER DISTINGUISHED CIVILIAN HUMANITARIAN  
AWARD - CALL FOR NOMINATIONS//



REF/A/DOC/SECNAVINST/15MAY98//

AMPN/REF A IS SECNAVINST 5061.16, THE ZACHARY AND ELIZABETH FISHER 
DISTINGUISHED CIVILIAN HUMANITARIAN AWARD.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN SOLICITS NOMINATIONS FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR
2009 ANNUAL ZACHARY AND ELIZABETH FISHER DISTINGUISHED CIVILIAN 
HUMANITARIAN AWARD.

2.  THE AWARD WAS ESTABLISHED BY THE MILITARY DEPARTMENTS IN 1996 IN 
HONOR OF ZACHARY AND ELIZABETH FISHER, WHO CONTRIBUTED EXTENSIVELY TO 
THE SUPPORT AND WELFARE OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.  THE AWARD IS 
INTENDED TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE A PRIVATE SECTOR INDIVIDUAL OR 
ORGANIZATION THAT HAS DEMONSTRATED EXCEPTIONAL PATRIOTISM AND 
HUMANITARIAN CONCERNS FOR MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES OR 
THEIR FAMILIES.

3.  THE CRITERIA FOR THE ZACHARY AND ELIZABETH FISHER DISTINGUISHED 
CIVILIAN HUMANITARIAN AWARD ARE AS FOLLOWS:
    A.  THE PROPOSED INDIVIDUAL OR ORGANIZATION EXEMPLIFIES THE 
FISHERS' PERSONAL QUALITIES OF PATRIOTISM, GENEROSITY, AND SELFLESS 
DEDICATION TO THE MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES THROUGH AN OUTSTANDING 
HUMANITARIAN ACT OR SERVICE.
    B.  THE PROPOSED INDIVIDUAL OR ORGANIZATION SELFLESSLY CONTRIBUTES 
AN EXTRAORDINARY AMOUNT OF TIME, TALENT, OR RESOURCES TO BENEFIT 
MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.
     C.  THE PROPOSED RECIPIENT SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCES THE QUALITY OF 
LIFE OF MILITARY PERSONNEL OR THEIR FAMILIES THROUGH THE ACT OR SERVICE.

4.  THE PERIOD OF SERVICE FOR THIS YEAR'S AWARD IS FROM
1 JANUARY 2009 THROUGH 31 DECEMBER 2009, OR MAY BE FOR A MULTI-
YEAR/LIFETIME CONTRIBUTION.

5.  AWARD ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
    A.  INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANIZATIONS THAT ARE NOT CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY 
THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD) AND ITS COMPONENTS, OR WERE NOT SO 
EMPLOYED DURING THE PERIOD FOR WHICH THE AWARD IS RECOMMENDED.
HOWEVER, A PERIOD OF DOD EMPLOYMENT DOES NOT PRECLUDE CONSIDERATION FOR 
A MULTI-YEAR/LIFETIME CONTRIBUTION AWARD FOR SERVICES PERFORMED WHILE 
NOT EMPLOYED BY DOD.
    B.  INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANIZATIONS THAT DO NOT HAVE COMMERCIAL OR 
PROFIT-MAKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH DOD OR ITS COMPONENTS.
    C.  INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANIZATIONS HAVING COMMERCIAL OR PROFIT-MAKING 
RELATIONSHIPS WITH DOD OR ITS COMPONENTS MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE 
AWARD IF IT IS DEMONSTRATED THAT THE CONTRIBUTION IS SUBSTANTIALLY 
BEYOND THAT SPECIFIED OR IMPLIED WITHIN THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT 
ESTABLISHING THE RELATIONSHIP, AND THE RECOGNITION IS CLEARLY IN THE 
PUBLIC INTEREST.

6.  NOMINATIONS SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
    A.  NAME OF NOMINEE;
    B.  NOMINEE'S ADDRESS;
    C.  NOMINEE'S PRESENT POSITION;
    D.  NAME AND ADDRESS OF NOMINEE'S EMPLOYER DURING THE PERIOD OF 
HUMANITARIAN SERVICE;
    E.  SUMMARY, NOT TO EXCEED TWO DOUBLE-SPACED PAGES, OF THE 
HUMANITARIAN ACT OR SERVICE RENDERED AND HOW IT SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCED 
THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF MILITARY MEMBERS OR THEIR FAMILIES;
    F.  SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION (OPTIONAL);
    G.  A PROPOSED CITATION, NOT TO EXCEED 90 WORDS, WHICH PROVIDES 
SPECIFIC EXAMPLES OF THE ACT, OR SERVICE, PERFORMED;
    H.  NAME, ADDRESS, AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF THE POINT OF CONTACT  
FOR THE NOMINATING ORGANIZATION; AND
    I.  BIOGRAPHY.

7.  NOMINATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED BY A SELECTION COMMITTEE.  THE 
COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS WILL BE ENDORSED BY THE CHIEF OF NAVAL 
PERSONNEL.  A MULTI-DEPARTMENT SELECTION RECOMMENDATION COMMITTEE IS 
THE FINAL APPROVING AUTHORITY FOR THIS AWARD.

8.  AN AWARD PRESENTATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE.

9.  NOMINATIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO DEPUTY CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS 
(MANPOWER, PERSONNEL, TRAINING AND EDUCATION) (N1), VIA COMMAND 
CHANNELS, AND RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 2 APRIL 2010.  A COMPLETED PACKAGE 
MAY BE SCANNED AND SENT VIA EMAIL TO THE POINT OF CONTACT LISTED IN 
PARA 10 OF THIS NAVADMIN, OR FAXED TO
(703) 693-4199.  THE AWARD RECIPIENT WILL BE ANNOUNCED VIA NAVAL 
MESSAGE.

10.  POINT OF CONTACT:  MS. MILLIE KING, OPNAV N135D, AT (703) 614-
3448/DSN 224, OR EMAIL AT MILLIE.KING(AT)NAVY.MIL.

11.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//1

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