Nominate a female veteran for the Deborah Sampson Award

The Deborah Sampson Award is an annual award from the Department of Veterans' Services Women Veterans' Network to recognizes a Female Veteran who has gone above and beyond to serve Women Veterans throughout the year.

The Deborah Sampson Award proudly recognizes a Female Veteran who has gone above and beyond to serve her fellow Women Veterans throughout the year. The Deborah Sampson Award is presented to the recipient at the annual Women Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony.

2022 Deborah Sampson Award nomination period is CLOSED

Nominate a Massachusetts Woman Veteran for the 2022 Deborah Sampson Award, which recognizes a Female Veteran who has gone above and beyond to serve her fellow Women Veterans throughout the year.

The deadline for applications was May 11, 2022. The nomination period is CLOSED for the 2022 award. 

 

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Qualifications

The nominee must be a woman who resides in Massachusetts.  The nominee must have served on active duty for the U.S. Military, Reserves or National Guard.  It is essential to include answers to the following:

  1. Provide an overview of the nominee’s military service, awards and pioneering efforts for women in the military.
  2. Describe any personal sacrifices or hardships the nominee endured in order to serve the military.
  3. Please specify the nominee’s accomplishments toward the enhancement of female veterans through community service and participation in veterans’ organizations.
  4. Why does this nominee merit special recognition as an Outstanding Woman Veteran? Please be specific.

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