Nominees sought for Air Force Sergeants Association Pitsenbarger Award

Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas — Air Force Sergeants Association officials here are seeking nominations for the 2010 Pitsenbarger Award.

The annual AFSA Pitsenbarger Award recognizes an Air Force enlisted servicemember who has performed a heroic act, on or off duty, that result in saving a life or preventing serious injury to another person or persons.

The heroic act must be of such a nature as to have placed the nominee in risk of personal danger and been a legitimate attempt to save life or prevent serious injury to another person or persons. The award period is Jan. 1, 2009 through Dec. 31, 2009.

Nominees must be Air Force enlisted servicemembers on active duty, the Air National Guard, or the Air Force Reserve.

Organizations and base-level personnel must contact their major command, field operating agency, direct reporting unit or MAJCOM equivalent for applicable suspense dates and for additional information regarding nomination procedures.

For more information on the Pitsenbarger Award, visit AFPC’s “Ask” Web site or call the 24-hour Total Force Service Center at 800-525-0102.