AFSA Airman of the Year

Named in honor of SSgt Donald Ward, an AFSA founder, to recognize and honor outstanding Airmen and to encourage them to continue with their desire to be exceptional representatives of the United States Air Force, their country, and AFSA.

Eligibility: The nominee must be serving as an Active Duty, ANG, or AFRC Airman in the ranks of E1, E2, E3, or E4, as of December 31, 2017. Selected division Airmen who are promoted to E-5 prior to the annual international meeting but after Dec 31, 2017 may represent their division at the international competition.

The nominee must be a member of AFSA prior to 1 Jul of the year in which being nominated. (i.e. for 2017 submission, nominee must have been an AFSA member prior to 1 Jul 2017).

The award package will include the following items at the time of submission or it will not be graded:

  • Unit Cover Letter; AFSA Manual 100-5, Attachment 3
  • Personal Biography (Use Division 3 Biography Template)
  • Upper torso color photograph
  • Full frontal color photograph
  • AFSA Form 100, maximum submission is limited to the front side of the form with the following categories

The AFSA Form 100 will contain the following categories:

  • Leadership and Job Performance in Primary Duties (Scoring: 40 pts)
  • Significant Self Improvement Efforts (Scoring: 20 pts)
  • Base and Community Involvement Non-AFSA Related (Scoring: 20 pts)
  • AFSA Involvement Base and Community (Scoring: 20 pts)