Reservist nominated for 2018 Institute of Navigation Award

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An Air Force Reservist from Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the Air Force Reserve Command nominee for the 2018 Institute of Navigation Norman P. Hays Award.

Lt. Col. Steven Lewis, 310th Space Wing, will represent the command for the annual award that recognizes outstanding encouragement, inspiration, and support contributing to the advancement of navigation.

Individuals engaged in management of the military services, civil government, or industry are eligible to compete.

The award, given since 1967, is in memory of Norman P. Hays, an outstanding navigator, able engineer, and competent manager, who, after a distinguished career as an operational Air Force officer, demonstrated unusual ability as an executive in industry. His managerial career came to an untimely end with his accidental death on July 4, 1965.

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