DoD

December 20, 2013

DOD Announces 2013 DOD Chief Information Officer Award winners

Department of Defense

Department of Defense announces the recipients of this year’s DoD Chief Information Officer Awards at a Pentagon ceremony Dec. 6.

This year marked the 13th anniversary of the DoD CIO Award and is the highest honor recognized by the department for achievement in Information Management, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Information Assurance. More than 100 nominations were submitted worldwide including both civilian government employees and military.

The applicants were evaluated based on their outstanding achievement in one or more of the following eight critical areas: acquisition; architecture and interoperability infrastructure; identity and information assurance and cyber operations; management and standards; synchronized and responsive operations and services; capital planning and optimized information technology investments; information management/technology/assurance workforce; and information sharing and data management.
The award winners were chosen because of their exemplary performance in improving information delivery and dissemination, management capability, cost reduction and savings, a broad user base, process, mission impact, and net-centricity.

Team awards were presented to:
First Place: Army Enterprise Email Migrations Team, U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, G-3, Fort Huachuca. Their efforts improved enterprise architecture and services in support of expanding the DoD enterprise email system.

Second Place: Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service Team, Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort Meade, Md. Their efforts contributed to improving mission assurance through IT systems certification and accreditation governance.

Third Place: Enterprise Infrastructure Team, Joint Task Force-Capital Medical, Military Health System, Bethesda, Md. Their efforts improved medical data sharing through the consolidation of regional medical-treatment facility networks into a single network.

Individual awards were presented to:
First Place: Charles “Dean” Corpman, Command & Control section chief, U.S. Strategic Command, J-864, Offutt AFB, Neb. Corpman directly modernized a portfolio of nuclear command and control programs that contributed to the safety and security of the United States.

Second Place: John Howell, product director, U.S. Army Enterprise Email, Fort Belvoir, Va. He led a collective effort to help solve multiple customer-specific technical and operational issues that resulted in the Army’s successful adoption of Defense Enterprise Email for more than 1.5 million unclassified and 100,000 classified users.

Third Place: Richard Ford, program manager, Identity Services Division, Defense Manpower Data Center, The MARC Center, Alexandria, Va. Ford implemented an innovative partnership program between the DoD and the Transportation Security Agency that leveraged existing information technology, resulting in expedited airport security screenings for a population of approximately 3.1 million military and DoD civilians.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
DoD

Commissaries partnering with food banks

FORT LEE, Va. — The Defense Commissary Agency, DECA, has established a formal process covering diversion of unsellable but edible food to local food banks. The program now involves 110 stateside commissaries that will divert qualifying food to 77 food banks approved by the Department of Defense, but both numbers will continue to rise. “During...
 
 
DoD
Armando Gonzales, U.S. Navy

Navy: Howard becomes Navy’s first woman to reach four-star rank

Armando Gonzales, U.S. Navy Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, left, promotes Vice Adm. Michelle Howard to the rank of admiral at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial. Howard’s husband, Wayne Crowles, helped pin h...
 
 
DoD
Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton, U.S. Navy

Chairman: Epitome of ‘jointness’ values separate services

Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton, U.S. Navy Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with service members during a town hall on Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Monday. Dempsey told U.S. Army Pacific So...
 

 
DoD

Air Force: BMT quarters temporarily housing immigrant minors

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — The only sounds heard inside the Hackney Training Complex at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland eight months ago were usually the commands given by military training instructors and the responses returned by trainees in Air Force Basic Military Training, or BMT. There has been silence at the Recruit Housing and...
 
 
DoD
Photo-for-top-of-page

Military recreation centers offer value to troops, Families

WASHINGTON — Fans of the Armed Forces Recreation Centers, AFRCs, can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that because the crown jewels of the military’s morale, welfare and recreation programs are completely self-supporting, t...
 
 
DoD
Courtesy photo

Marines: Officers train with unmanned bird

Courtesy photo Albert Edge, center, Training and Logistics Support Activity instructor with Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems, demonstrates the RQ-11B Raven small UAS ground control station to Marin...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin