The nomination period is now open for the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation 2013 awards. Each year, the foundation honors Marines and civilians who have carried out exemplary work in advancing or preserving Marine Corps history, life, culture and work. Winners will be honored at a ceremony next April. They also will receive a $1,000 cash prize, a medallion and a commemorative brick along the Semper Fidelis Memorial Park pathway at the Marine Corps Heritage Center.
Achievements in literature, art, photography, videography and museum exhibits all can earn recognition. Award categories include historical scholarship, journalism, and letters and arts for a total of 15 awards.
Applicants can nominate themselves or other individuals can nominate someone they believe deserves an award. The deadline for submissions is January 9, 2013. Visit the contest website for more information.
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