OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVANT


Each year, the Veterans of Foreign Wars selects emergency medical technicians, law enforcement and firefighter personnel to receive VFW Public Servant Awards. 


VFW National Emergency Medical Technician Public Servant Citation:

Any individual, who actively gives emergency medical treatment, provides rescue service or civil disaster assistance as a member of any public or volunteer company organized to give emergency medical care, provide rescue and civil disaster assistance to our nation’s citizens.


  VFW National Law Enforcement Public Servant Citation:

Any individual who serves in a municipal, county, state or federal unit tasked with enforcement of the laws pertaining to their area of responsibility. This award does not apply to individual employed by private companies or security services.


  VFW National Firefighters Public Servant Citation: 

Any individual who actively fights fires as a member of any public or volunteer company organized to fight fires and give assistance to our nation’s citizens.


VFW National 911 Dispatcher Public Servant Citation:

Any individual who serves in a municipal, county, state or federal unit tasked with providing the vital link between callers in distress and emergency response teams by obtaining essential information to send the appropriate responders to the right location.


If you know a Public Servant that you would like to recognize please contact us at :

Email: cmd@vfw3128.org or call 256-845-5466. 

This is the link for the public service award. Download Public Servant Award Form Contact point is Dana Grider- jvice3128@gmail.com 

Criteria for All Awards
Candidates must have:
  • Been recognized by their colleagues or those they serve
  • Demonstrated consistent excellence in the performance of their duties
  • Displayed consistent dedication to their official responsibilities over a period of years
  • Shown continuous growth in responsibilities and skills within their profession
 
Documentation Required
  • Nomination letter containing the candidate's name, title, address, telephone number, and identifying award for which the individual should be considered
  • One page resume of the candidate's overall background
  • One page resume of the candidate's background in their field
  • One page resume of the candidate's accomplishment and award in their field
  • Photograph (preferable a headshot) of the candidate


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