General Information

Applications must be received by the close of business on June 30th, 2018.
See the instructions below for completion of the application.

Monterey County Veteran of the Year (VOY) Instructions

Purpose of Award:  The purpose of this award is to recognize our County’s outstanding veterans and their continuing contributions as volunteers to our communities.

General:  Please provide all information requested below to ensure the application is complete.

NOTE: Applications must be received by the close of business on June 30, 2018.

Veterans of the Year (VOY) eligibility criteria: Applicants must have been honorably separated from active military of the United States of America; not a previous recipient of this award, and must currently be in a volunteer role.

Date of Entry and Separation: This should include the month, day (if known) and year.  If the day is unknown enter 01. Example: Date of Enlistment: 10/01/ 1943; Date of Separation: 09/01/1945.  If the veterans had service in more than one branch, indicate so in the comment block below the Separation field.

Nomination Rationale: It is HIGHLY recommended that you type up the nomination rationale in a word editor (Word, Pages, Notes, etc) and copy and past the text into the Nomination Rationale field. 

  Use the four W’s (who, what, where and when) to explain your rationale: A good example is: Mr. Public(who) was/is a volunteer van driver(what) at the County Military & Veterans Affairs Office(where) from May 5, 2000 to present(when).  If the veteran has multiple rationales please list them all in the same format.  Please list all rationale, as it will ensure all his/her good deeds do not go unnoticed, as those rationales will be used on Resolutions, Certificates, and other forms of written recognition.  In short, make sure your nominee gets his/her just recognition.

NOTE:  Nominator’s name, telephone number, email address and/or address are VERY important, as the Selection Committee may have questions or require clarification regarding your nominee.

* 2. Veteran's Information

* 4. Veteran's Date of Entry into Active Service

Date / Time

* 5. Veteran's Date of Separation from Active Service

Date / Time

* 6. If Veteran had more than one period of active duty (broken service) or served in more than one branch of service, please provide the details here, otherwise blank:
(List all Entry and Exit Dates for each period/branch)

* 7. Nomination Rationale (Consider typing in a word editor first and "copy/paste" into this field).

* 8. Nominator's Information