Honoring Kentucky Veterans who are "Still serving" their
country by serving their neighbors and communities.
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Memorials & Honorariums
Rules of Honor
Vietnam Veterans Scholarship
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Rules of Engagement
Nominate a Female Vet
Nominate a Male Veteran
Veterans & Seizures
What are we?
Who are we?
2016 Kentucky Veterans of the Year
Marion "Joe" Carter
Our Female Nominees
Our Male Nominees
William "Bill" Adkins
2016 Banquet Pictures
2015 Banquet Pictures
Winners and Nominees
2014 Banquet Pictures
Nominate a Male Veteran
Nominations Are Always Accepted
Nomination Year: September 1 through August 31
Before you begin...
Kentucky Veterans of the Year Criteria
Honorably discharged veteran of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard, Reserves, or Air Guard.
3. Not currently serving in any branch or component of the military
4. Nominee must be a current Kentucky resident
5. Nominations must be no more than 250 words
6. Nominations will be judged on service to others after discharge
Important Facts about your Veteran Nomination
Criteria 1-4 above are matters of fact. That is, each nominee will be asked to verify these items individually.
Criteria 5 is strictly enforced. If your nomination is 750 words long, the judges will only see the first 250 words. Make each word count.
Criteria 6 should be the nominator's main focus. Judges are looking for veterans who are "Still serving" their communities and neighbors. Tell us how your veteran helps other veterans or where they volunteer or how they are making an impact in the lives of others.
Remember information items are required entries. Nominations submitted without complete contact information of both the person nominating and the veteran being nominated will be rejected.
Remember to click on the "Submit" button. You will receive a confirmation of your nomination on your computer screen.
Information about the person doin
g the nominating:
Indicates required field
Name of person nominating a veteran
Address of person nominating a veteran
Phone Number of person nominating a veteran
Email of person nominating a veteran
Information about the veteran being nominated:
Name of the veteran being nominated
Address of the veteran being nominated
Phone Number of the veteran being nominated
Email of the veteran being nominated
Your 250-word nomination of your veteran
It is advisable to first write your nomination in the word processor of your choice, ensure the word count, then copy and paste it into this section. Remember...every word counts.
The Kentucky Veterans of the Year initiative is a program of Operation Outreach,
the signature veterans program for the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana.
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