This nomination form is specifically for nominations for the Walter O. Bachus Gold Medal to be presented annually at the Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo.
You may use this form for the Walter O. Bachus Gold Medal only. Other awards with different requirements have different forms. If you have navigated to this specific form in error, please click here to locate the proper form.
In order to be eligible for the award, the nominee must have been an SAME member for twenty (20) years or more. The medal is awarded on the basis of outstanding leadership and accomplishments in support of the SAME mission over the awardee's entire membership in SAME.
Nominations for the Walter O. Bachus Gold Medal must be made by an SAME member and endorsed by a Post President or member of the National Board of Direction, using the nomination form below. The Post President or member of the National Board of Direction endorsing the nomination will verify that the individual meets the eligibility criteria for the award, and that the nomination package provides information to support each of the nomination criteria and all required information on the nominee. The nominator is responsible for ensuring the package, with endorsement, is received by SAME HQ on or before Friday, February 16, 2017.
Please be sure review the criteria before completing this form.