What is the Northern Arizona Patriotism Award?
The Northern Arizona Patriotism Award was designed to celebrate those in Northern Arizona who showcase the characteristics of true patriotism.
In a culture that focuses their efforts on entertainers, sometimes the true heroes are overlooked. The Northern Arizona Patriotism Award celebrates those who have served our country and have chosen to continue their efforts to further protect and serve.
This prestigious award is one that has very precise requirements that must be met in order for an individual to receive it.
- The individual must have served the country for no fewer than eight years. All branches of the Armed Forces are acceptable.
- Individuals who are not currently active must have been honorably discharged from service.
- During the period of eligibility, they must be a resident of Northern Arizona, or in a position that serves it.
- Eligible individuals must actively improve the community in a positive manner. This includes but is not limited to the roles of Police Officer, Firefighter, EMS, Reserves, Recruiters. Each application is reviewed on a case by case basis.
- The individual must be symbolic of patriotism for the United States of America, and take pride in the State of Arizona.
- Individuals may only receive this award a single time.
- Individual must not be part of group with the intention of overthrowing the government or causing harm to the government.
Want to Make a Nomination for the Next Award
Take the steps to submit your nomination for the 2018 Northern Arizona Patriotism Award.