The start date for nominations of our inaugural Class of 2020 is June 1st, 2019!
*Please click icon to download the instructional packet. Details for returning the packet are outlined within.*
*Each form is available to download in PDF or Word format*
Eligibility Requirements: *also printed in packet
To be eligible for induction consideration, the following prerequisites must be met.
(Posthumous nominations are accepted as well.)
1. Military Veteran - Anyone who has been honorably discharged or retired from service in the active or reserve component of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corp or Coast Guard. Additionally, those who served in the Merchant Marines during the period of 7 December 1941 to 31 December 1946. *Posthumous nominations are accepted.
2. Honorable Service - The nominee must have no felony convictions and must possess a DD Form 214 (or equivalent if discharged prior to 1950) from the U.S. Military.
3. US Military Veteran of Legal Citizenship - To be considered an eligible US Veteran for this honor, at least 1 of 2 requirements must be met:
Born in one of the 50 contiguous states of the United States of America, Puerto Rico or a U.S. territory
Became a U.S. citizen legally and have served and received an honorable discharge
4. Be of good character with no felony convictions
Categories for which they can be nominated:
VALOR - Actions in a combat or non-combat role that must be confirmed with valorous awards and decorations.
SERVICE - Based on voluntary service to mankind acts toward any one of the following: 1. Veterans 2. Needy 3. Youth.
The Service category may apply to former military, active duty/ reserve, or National Guard performance.
ACHIEVEMENT - An extraordinary accomplishment while on active duty, inactive duty or as a veteran after military service.
*Note: All Medal of Honor Recipients are automatically inducted, however a nomination packet must still be submitted as administrative records are kept. Up to 3 such inductions may occur within each class.
WHERE TO FIND MILITARY RECORDS FOR NOMINATIONS
1600 Spearhead Division Ave
Ft Knox, KY 40122-5402
1 888 276 9472
US Air Force
Attn: HQ AFPC/DPSSRP
550 C Street West, Suite 19
Randolph AFB, TX 78150-4721
1 800 525 0102
Attn: Personnel Management
Support Branch MMSB-10
2008 Elliot Rd
Quantico, VA 22134-5030
1 800 255 5082
5720 Integrity Dr
Millington, TN 38055-3120
901 874 4885
FOR AWARDS DOCUMENTATION
AIR FORCE/ARMY- NATIONAL PERSONNEL RECORDS CENTER 1 Archive Drive St Louis, MO 63138
NAVY/MARINE CORPS/COAST GUARD- NAVY PERSONNEL CENTER Liaison Office Room 350, 1 Archive DR St Louis, MO 63138
Please send all Applications to:
US VETERANS HOF
4522 Carnfeld LN
Charlotte, NC 28215