Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and
Albert A. Michelson Awards

Award Metals


Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award honors a leader of industry who has made a major contribution to our nation’s maritime strength and/or enhanced our national security. In selecting the Nimitz Award recipient, the committee will select the person that best exemplifies the leadership, statesmanship and dedication to our country that was exhibited by the award’s namesake, Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz.

Nimitz Award Nomination Form

Sample Nomination Packet

Albert A. Michelson Award honors a civilian scientist, technical innovator or technical organization for scientific or technical achievement that results in a significant improvement in the strength of our maritime forces or to the enhancement of our industrial technology base. In selecting the Michelson Award recipient, the committee will give consideration to single event contributions, such as inventions and technological innovations, or long-term scientific development work.

Michelson Award Nomination Form

Sample Nomination Packet

Selection and Award Presentation
Nomination packages will be reviewed and evaluated by a distinguished committee appointed by the National President of the Navy League. The committee will have the challenge of selecting the “best of the best” among civilian and scientific leaders. The winners will be honored in front of an audience of senior military leaders and their industry peers at the Sea-Air-Space Luncheon Sea-Air-Space 2013 at the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.

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