Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff G1, Pentagon Letterhead

DAPE-CPZ  Dec 11, 2008



MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRIBUTION

SUBJECT: The William H. Kushnick Award, the John W. Macy, Jr. Award, and
                 the Nick Hoge Award Calendar Year 2008 Nomination Deadline



  1. It is with great pleasure that I announce the call for nominations for the William H. Kushnick, John W. Macy, Jr., and the Nick Hoge awards. Both the civilian and military workforces are highly encouraged to begin preparing their nomination packages. All nomination packages must contain command endorsement and be electronically submitted (to include 8X10 photo) to AG1CPCHRAWARDS@CONUS.ARMY.MIL no later than close of business Tuesday, 17 February 2009.

  2. The William H. Kushnick Award is open to all civilian employees, including appropriated and non-appropriated fund employees, US citizens and local nationals engaged in civilian human resources administration in the Department of the Army (DA). The basis for selection: A specific contribution in the broad field of civilian human resources administration that culminated during the calendar year ending December 31, 2008, and a record covering the career spectrum that reflects highly effective personal career development, executive or technical ability, exemplary performance and demonstrated potential for higher level work.

  3. The John W. Macy Jr. Award is open to any DA supervisor, civilian or military (GS-15 equivalent or Colonel and below), U.S. citizen or local national, appropriated or non-appropriated fund. The basis for selection: A specific contribution for which the nominee's team was responsible, that enhanced Army's mission accomplishment, and was accomplished because of the effective and caring leadership of the nominee; and a record of accomplishments, which reflect the extraordinary leadership of civilian personnel over a sustained period of time. The contribution must have demonstrated, by examples, how the nominee's interaction with civilians on the team "got the job done". The contribution must have culminated during this calendar year ending on December 31, 2008.

  4. The Nick Hoge Professional Paper is open to all civilian and military employees, appropriated fund and non-appropriated fund, U.S. citizens and local nationals in DA. Criteria for judging the papers is: Originality (35 points maximum), Quality of Writing (25 points maximum), Scope (20 points maximum), and Relevance and Feasibility (20 points maximum). Submissions should not exceed 20 pages and will be double- spaced in 12 pitch font.

  5. Employees selected for these prestigious awards will be recognized during an annual awards ceremony and banquet which will be hosted by the Secretary of the Army or his designee. The annual ceremony and banquet will be held during the middle of May 2009 timeframe - additional information to follow.

  6. More detailed information pertaining to each award may be found at web site: http://cpol.army.mil/library/general/awards/chr-awards-doc.html

FOR THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF, G-1:



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SUSAN DUNCAN
                              Assistant G-1 for Civilian Personnel


DAPE-CPZ
SUBJECT: The William H. Kushnick Award, the John W. Macy, Jr., Award, and the
Nick Hoge Award Calendar Year 2007 Nomination Deadline


DISTRIBUTION:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY

ARMY COMMANDS
US ARMY FORCES COMMAND
US ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND
US ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND

ARMY SERVICE COMPONENT COMMANDS
US ARMY EUROPE
US ARMY CENTRAL
US ARMY NORTH
US ARMY SOUTH
US ARMY PACIFIC
US ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND
US ARMY SPACE AND MISSILE DEFENSE COMMAND/ARMY STRATEGIC COMMAND
EIGHTH US ARMY

CF:

DIRECT REPORTING UNITS
US ARMY NETWORK ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY COMMAND/9TH SIGNAL COMMAND
US ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND
US ARMY INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMAND
US ARMY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION COMMAND
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
US ARMY MILITARY DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
US ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND
US MILITARY ACADEMY
US ARMY RESERVE COMMAND
US ARMY INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT COMMAND

DIRECTOR, CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES AGENCY
DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF FOR INTELLIGENCE, ATTN: DAMI-CP
OFFICE, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY (MANPOWER AND RESERVE AFFAIRS), ATTN: SAMR-PO (MS. WARD)
OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL, ATTN: SAGC (MS. JOHNSON)
OFFICE OF THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL, ATTN: DAJA-LE (MS. NUGENT)