Currently accepting nominations for Flight of Honor Induction program

January 4, 2021 — The Minnesota Air National Guard Memorialization Board is accepting nominations for possible candidates to be inducted into the 2021 Minnesota Air National Guard (MN ANG) Flight of Honor Induction Program, Joint Force Headquarters, MN.

Please reference the attached documents:

Memorialization Regulation JFMNR 36-3108 (dtd 16 Oct 20)
Nomination Form (dtd 16 Oct 20)

The eligibility and criteria for memorialization are as follows (refer to regulation for details and examples):

a.  Military Personnel. MN ANG Military Personnel are considered for the Flight of Honor Induction Program on the basis of heroism or distinguished professional achievement and service.

b.  Military Personnel (Died in Line of Duty). MN ANG personnel who die in the line of duty as the result of enemy actions, accident, injury, or illness.

c.  Civilian employees. Civilian employees are eligible for memorialization on the basis of distinguished professional achievement and service.

d.  Waiting period for eligibility. At least two years following the heroic action or a minimum of three years following retirement or separation from service to the MN ANG.

Timetable:

  • Nominations must be received by April 1, 2021 (nominations received after this date will be retained for future year consideration). Sponsors do not have to resubmit Nomination package.
  • NLT April 15, 2021: Nominations forwarded to the Adjutant General with recommendations from the Memorialization Board.
  • NLT May 15, 2021: TAG’s approvals/recommendations returned to Memorialization Board.
  • The 2021 Ceremony will be held in October 2021, at a date TBD at 133rd Airlift Wing, alternating 148th Fighter Wing every other year.

Nominations can be:

#1: E-mailed to the undersigned: sheri.bailey.2@us.af.mil

#2: Mailed to the following address:

Department of Military Affairs (4th Floor)
ATTN: Ms Sheri Bailey
20 – 12th Street West
St. Paul, MN 55155-2004