Salutes & Awards

August 1, 2014

Civilian of the Month

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Civilian of the Month: Christine Ritzer

Agency: Communications Security Logistics Activity, Information Security Division

Position and duties: Analyze classified communications security data

How long at current assignment: 2 years in November

How long in government service: 8 years

Residence: Sierra Vista, originally from New Jersey

Family: Parents, Victor and Chong Alequin, brother Mike, and husband, Ian Ritzer

Hobbies: Traveling and shopping

Accomplishments: “Junior employee of the quarter for U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. Graduated with high honors (Magna Cum Laude), inducted into Psi Chi [International Honor Society in Psychology] and top 10 percent of my college [class].”

Advice: “I have found much of my success is due to my adherence to follow my dreams. Never give up and always be eager and willing to go the extra mile to ensure the work will get done.”

Other comments: “I have found this quote [from the movie, “The Pursuit of Happyness”] to be helpful to reach my goals: ‘Don’t ever let somebody tell you that you can’t do something. If you’ve got a dream, you’ve got to protect it. When people can’t do something themselves, they want to tell you that you can’t do it. If you want something, go for it.’
“I’m very excited to see what I have in store for the future!”




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