Navy seeks nominations for 2013 Fisher Humanitarian Award

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Navy seeks nominations for 2013 Fisher Humanitarian Award

by: MC1 Elliott Fabrizio, Chief | .
Naval Personnel Public Affairs | .
published: January 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The deadline to submit nominations for the 2013 Annual Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award is March 14.

This award honors and recognizes a private-sector individual or organization that demonstrated exceptional patriotism and humanitarian concerns for members of the United States Armed Forces or their families.

Commands are can send nomination packages to the chief of naval personnel's 21st Century Sailor Office (N17).

The Navy will select one nominee to compete with the nominees from each of the other services for the award.

The winner will receive the award and be honored in a ceremony during the fall, at the Pentagon.

In 1996, the award was established by the military departments in honor of Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher, who contributed extensively to the support and welfare of members of the armed forces.

For complete nomination information and points of contact, see NAVADMIN 006/14.

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