Veterans ombudsman commendation

On February 6th 2017, the Veterans Ombudsman announced the start of the nominating process for the Veterans Ombudsman commendation, an award which recognizes the devotion and hardwork undertaken by many individuals and groups in helping veterans and their families.

Commendations may be awarded in the following categories:

  • National organization or group – to recognize the exceptional work and significant contribution of an organization or group with a national scope that have resulted in a long-lasting and positive impact on the well-being of Veterans and their families;
  • Local organization or group – to recognize the exceptional work and significant contribution of an organization or group that have resulted in a long-lasting and positive impact, at the local or regional level, on the well-being of Veterans and their families;
  • Individual – to recognize the exceptional work and significant contribution of an individual that have resulted in a long-lasting and positive impact on the well-being of Veterans and their families at the national or local level; and
  • Lifetime Contribution – to recognize the life-long dedication, exceptional work, and significant contribution an individual has made in supporting or advocating for Veterans and their families.

Please complete the nomination form and include a summary of why you believe the nominee is deserving of the Veterans Ombudsman’s Commendation. In the form, remember to also include two letters of support for your nomination. Consult the nomination guidelines for more details.