MILITARY UNIT OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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Purpose
The Bossier Chamber of Commerce seeks to recognize military units that have shown outstanding teamwork, success in completing their mission, and commitment to the local community.

Eligibility
All active duty and reserve units for all branches of service located within Bossier and Caddo Parishes are eligible for this award. For the purposes of this award, a unit is considered to be a command staff section, flight/platoon or squadron/company level only. Please contact our office for claficiation if needed.

Criteria
Selections should be based on accomplishments during calendar year 2015 (January 1 – December 31, 2015).

Selection Process
All units are encouraged to submit a nomination package. Packages will be rated by members of the Bossier Chamber Military Relations Committee (MRC). Final award decisions will be at the discretion of the MRC.

Awards Ceremony
The Military Unit of Excellence Awards will be presented at the Bossier Chamber of Commerce Military Appreciation Breakfast on Thursday, 19 May 2016. Units selected as winners of this award will be notified in advance. Unit leadership representative(s) and members should make every effort to be available for the ceremony.

Deadline to Submit Package: Friday, 22 April 2016.

Point of Contact:
Stefani Romanyak | 318-746-0252 | stefani@bossierchamber.com

Section One

1. Unit name (spelled out): *

2. Unit mailing address: *

3. Unit commander

a. Name: *

b. Email address: *

4. Award submission POC

a. Name: *

b. Email address: *

c. Commercial phone number: *

5. Unit size – approximate number of personnel assigned *

6. Unit mission statement: *

7. Unit motto (if applicable)

8. Unit color (if applicable)

Section Two

1. Describe how your unit works as a cohesive team. Give examples when necessary/relevant. Limit to 1000 words in paragraph format. *

2. Community involvement – List how personnel within the unit shown support for the local community (i.e. volunteer programs) during the period 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015. Limit to 10 items in bullet format. *

3. Unit accomplishments – List all unit accomplishments during the period 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015. Limit to 15 items in bullet format. *

Section Three

1. Submit a minimum of five (5) action photos of unit personnel working the mission with caption and photo credit (please name the photos accordingly as AP1, AP2, AP3, AP4 and AP5). If picture is of three or fewer people, please include members’ name and rank/grade in the comment box below.

Action Photo 1

AP1 Caption, photo credit and subject name/rank if applicable *

Action Photo 2

AP2 Caption, photo credit and subject name/rank if applicable *

Action Photo 3

AP3 Caption, photo credit and subject name/rank if applicable *

Action Photo 4

AP4 Caption, photo credit and subject name/rank if applicable *

Action Photo 5

AP5 Caption, photo credit and subject name/rank if applicable *

2. Submit a unit photo if available.

Unit photo

3. Submit unit patch/emblem (if applicable)

Unit patch/emblem

Please leave this field empty.