4th annual veterans awards
Nomination for the 4th Annual Veterans Awards will close on Friday, October 5, 2018.
Vettys (Veterans Awards of Distinction) shall be presented annually for notable achievements in public service within the veterans community.
This award shall be given to an individual or organization chosen by the veterans community through an interactive nomination process. The individual or organization should be highly admired and respected by the community as well as demonstrate leadership, excellence and public service to the community in order to receive a nomination.
This award shall be given due to the longevity of astonishing merit and excellent contributions to the veterans community, their families and members of the armed forces at large.
This award shall be given to an organization, business entity or program. The body of work for such entities should reflect a consistent high quality of public service in the mental health arena.
NAVY SEAL, LT MICHAEL P. MURPHY EDUCATION AWARD
“Education will set you free.” - NAVY SEAL LT Mike Murphy. Mike was a selfless leader who paid the ultimate sacrifice for his fellow SEAL members. He believed education can change lives and pave paths for all people. The Veterans Education award is presented to an educational institution that has made great strides in helping veterans achieve their academic goals, despite their financial restraints, and allows for opportunities that otherwise would not be available to them in academia.
This award shall be given to an individual whose leadership efforts has earned great credibility within the veterans community through his or her ability to innovate, create and collaborate.
This award shall be given to an individual or organization that has made impactful changes in enforcing respect and honor of the different sexual orientations, genders and identities found within our veterans community.
The transition from the military to the civilian job force can be challenging. This award is given to an entity that can demonstrate excellence in connecting the two worlds and aid military families in attaining sustainable and meaningful careers.
This award shall be given to an individual or organization in honor of their dedication in securing the housing and well-being of veterans within the community. This entity focus on each individual in the community and their housing needs.
This award shall be given to an entity that has demonstrated impact, value and progress in empowering and advocating for women veterans across the nation.
ART OF IMPACT
This award shall be given an entity or individual that uses art of any form to positively impact and support the veterans community.