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 CY 2008 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.  THE FISHER'S 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 U.S. 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 
FISHER'S 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 2008 
THROUGH 31 DECEMBER 2008, 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 SHOWN 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.
    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 30 APRIL 2009.  
A COMPLETED PACKAGE MAY BE SCANNED AND SENT VIA EMAIL TO POC 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 IS 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.//
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