NGA seeks 2018 Hall of Fame nominations

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is accepting nominations through March 15 for individuals to be considered for induction into the 2018 Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame, the agency announced January 5.

The Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who made significant and transformative contributions to NGA, one of the NGA heritage organizations, or the geospatial intelligence discipline. NGA honors individuals each year in an induction ceremony, the next induction ceremony will be held in September 2018.

Open to U.S. persons and allied partners who have made significant contributions to NGA, one of the NGA heritage organizations or the geospatial intelligence discipline.

Selection Criteria
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. Contribution shall meet one or more of the following standards:

  • Transformed NGA operations or GEOINT tradecraft 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. government
    •    Made a significant personal sacrifice in the accomplishment of the NGA mission
    •    Demonstrated significant accomplishment that greatly enhanced the value of the GEOINT profession to other U.S. government entities, commercial vendors or foreign governments.

Nomination Process
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.

Source: NGA