The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is accepting nominations
through March 20, 2020 for individuals to be
considered for induction into the 2020 Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame.
The Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame recognizes
individuals who have made significant and transformative contributions to NGA,
one of the NGA heritage organizations, or the GEOINT discipline.
NGA honors inductees each year; the next induction ceremony will
be held Sept. 11, 2020.
Nominees should be U.S. persons and/or allied partners who
have made significant contributions to NGA, one of the NGA heritage
organizations, or the GEOINT discipline.
The contributions of those nominated should be clearly
recognizable as having changed the direction and scope or increased the value
of GEOINT for national decision makers, military commanders or other NGA
customers and partners. Nominees must meet at least one of the following
selection criteria to be eligible:
· Demonstrated an accomplishment that transformed
the GEOINT tradecraft or NGA operations.
- · Demonstrated significant accomplishment at NGA
or one of its heritage organizations.
- · Demonstrated a legacy of leadership that
exemplifies NGA traditions and core values.
- · Performed a significant GEOINT contribution
during a national security crisis.
- · Contributed a technological or analytic
innovation that provided greater geospatial understanding to the U.S.
- · Made a significant personal sacrifice in the
accomplishment of the NGA mission.
- · Demonstrated significant support that greatly
enhanced the NGA mission for individuals from other U.S. government entities,
commercial vendors or foreign governments.
Hall of Fame nominations may be made by any current or
former Department of Defense or intelligence community employee, member of the
National System for Geospatial Intelligence, or member of the Allied System for
GEOINT. All nominations will be considered by the Hall of Fame selection board.
The format for all nomination packages (template attached)
shall be as follows:
· Limited to six pages
· Double-spaced, Arial 12-point font
· Submitted to Hall_of_Fame@nga.mil
The package must include:
· A one-page biographical essay providing general
information about the nominee. If the
nominee had federal service, please include name, title and grade/rank at the
time of retirement; date of retirement from civilian or military service;
current contact information; and elements served and location.
· A second narrative (between 3-5 pages)
identifying the selection criteria the nominee meets and detailing the significance
of those contributions.
· A brief description (no more than 100 words) of
the nominee’s accomplishments that will be used as the basis for an award
citation should the nominee be selected for induction into the Hall of Fame.
All information in the package should be unclassified. If
required, the submission of a supplemental classified narrative of no more than
one double-spaced page in Arial 12-point font may be coordinated via
The Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame selection board
will review all nomination packages, evaluate the merits of each package in
concert via open discussion, and submit a slate of suggested nominees to the
NGA director. The director will render a final decision, and an announcement of
the selection(s) will be made. The annual induction ceremony Sept. 11, 2020 will
pay tribute to the individuals and their prestigious accomplishments to the
For questions regarding the Hall of Fame, contact
Hall_of_Fame@nga.mil or Hall_of_Fame@coe.ic.gov.