The 17th Annual Military Times Service Members of the Year honors everyday heroes- a Soldier, Marine, Sailor, Airman and Coastguardsman – who go above and beyond the call of duty. Nominate a service member by April 14, 2017. Honor their dedication and commitment to fellow service members, community and their country.

About the Award

Each year, Military Times honors five "Everyday Heroes" -- service members who demonstrate pride, dedication and courage beyond what is expected. These Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Airmen and Coast Guardsmen show concern for their fellow service members, their community and the country they serve. Nominations may be submitted by any of our readers – including parents, fellow service members, supervisors and commanding officers -- making this grassroots award unique from any other awards given to members of our Armed Forces.

Winners are recognized online, in the Military Times newspapers and at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. which is attended by officials from the service member's command, members of Congress and senior Pentagon officials.