Nomination submission instructions are outlined below. A link to a sample award nomination package is also provided above.
Award Period: The award period for the 2017 competition is fiscal year 2018 (1 October 2017 through 30 September 2018)
Submission Deadline: 24 June 2019 (due to USMC Expeditionary Energy Office)
- Award nomination packages must be submitted through the appropriate chain of command to USMC E2O
- Submit award nomination packages via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Due to inbox size limitations, e-mails should not exceed 7MB (including all attachments and photos)
- Submissions via AMRDEC SAFE (secure site for sharing large files) are permissible (instructions at https://safe.amrdec.army.mil/SAFE/)
Elements of Award Nomination Package: See sample provided above for required elements and format of nomination packages
Award Criteria: (Submissions should address one or more criteria)
- Installation (Large). This category is for USMC installations with energy consumption greater than or equal to 500,000 million British Thermal Units (BTU) during the FY.
- Installation (Small). This category is for USMC installations with energy consumption less than 500,000 million BTU during the FY.
- Afloat (Large). This category is for commissioned afloat combatant and amphibious naval units with crews greater than or equal to 400 personnel.
- Afloat (Small). This category is for commissioned afloat combatant and amphibious naval units with crews less than 400 personnel:
- Afloat (Logistics). This category is for auxiliary ships including all civil manned ships from the combat logistics force under Military Sealift Command.
- Aviation (Large). This category is for USMC group sized units operating under aircraft controlling custodians.
- Aviation (Small). This category is for USMC squadron and detachment sized units operating under aircraft controlling custodians.
- Expeditionary. This category includes all USMC deployed expeditionary units.
- Technology Development and Acquisition. This category is for DON activities that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and/or innovation in developing energy technologies or contract management. Energy technologies must have a functioning prototype that significantly impacts the lethality or operational reach of a platform or weapons system and be capable of being tested in a field operating environment. Contract management practices must have the potential to significantly improve energy resilience on a service-wide level.