NOMINATIONS FOR 2020 CAPTAIN JOY BRIGHT HANCOCK AND MASTER CHIEF ANNA DER-VARTANIAN LEADERSHIP AWARDS:
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RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN solicits nominations for the 2020 Captain Joy Bright
Hancock (Officers) and Master Chief Anna Der-Vartanian
(Enlisted) Leadership Awards. These awards, established in 1987, have been
presented annually to recognize the inspirational leadership of Navy officers
and enlisted Service Members in the Active and Reserve components. These
awards are not gender- restrictive and seek to highlight the achievements of
leaders who are actively setting the example in establishing healthy,
inclusive, team-oriented environments, who engage in transparent and
constructive conversations with our Sailors to attract, recruit, retain,
develop diverse talent and who harness the greatness of our Core Values,
Ethos and Signature Behaviors, in line with references
(a) and (b).
2. Award Criteria. There are five leadership award categories:
Senior Officer (O4-O6), Junior Officer (O1-O3), Chief Warrant Officer/Limited
Duty Officer (CWO2-O3E), Senior Enlisted (E7-E9), and Junior Enlisted (E5-
E6). One award winner will be chosen for each category. Nominations should
reflect the service of Serivce Members whose ideals and dedication foster an
inclusive culture that reinforces the integral role of women in the Navy.
Nominees should be mature leaders who have shown exceptional leadership over
time and have persevered to overcome challenges while serving. Nominees
should also have demonstrated inspirational and innovative leadership, both
on and off-duty, as well as professional accomplishments and community
3. Nomination Process. Candidates shall be nominated by their commanding
officer (CO) or officer-in-charge (OIC). The immediate superior in command
(ISIC) of the nominating command shall provide an endorsement prior to
nomination submission. If an ISIC receives multiple nominations, the ISIC
shall endorse and forward only one nomination for each category. Nomination
packages shall include the
a. ISIC endorsement.
b. CO or OIC endorsement, to include the command point of contact name,
e-mail address and phone number.
c. Nomination write-up shall not exceed two pages in length.
If nominations are received that exceed the prescribed length, only the first
two pages will be graded.
d. The biography of the nominee, to include current official military
photo shall not exceed one page in length. Template can be found on the Navy
Personnel Command web page under Support and Services, then 21st Century
Sailor (OPNAV N17), then Inclusion and Diversity, then Awards via MyNavy
Portal at https://my.navy.mil/quick-links.html.
4. Deadline. Nominations are due to OPNAV N17 timestamped no later than
(NLT) 2359 (Eastern Standard Time), 17 February 2020.
Extensions will not be granted. Nominations missing any of the items listed
in paragraph 3 will not be accepted. Submit electronic nomination packages
via encrypted e-mail at ALTN email@example.com. Do not
mail hard copy nomination packages. Nominations shall be unclassified and
shall NOT include any personally identifiable information in any part of the
5. Notification. Award selections will be communicated to appropriate COs
or OICs NLT 9 April 2020 and awardees will be announced fleet-wide via
NAVADMIN. Awardees and command representatives will be hosted and recognized
at the annual Sea Service Leadership Associations Joint Womens Leadership
19-21 June 2020, hosted in Norfolk, VA.
6. Point of contact. OPNAV N17 may be contacted via e-mail at ALTN
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (703)604- 1023/DSN 664.
7. Released by Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr, N1.//