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AFCEA International Reveals Its Spring Awards Winners

238 Days ago

Organization honors information technology, communications and intelligence professionals.

Fairfax, VA, April 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Through its awards program, AFCEA International recognizes individuals and companies for exemplary service to their government, military and industry clients and partners as well as the AFCEA community.

Among the winners of the top awards are:

Chair’s Superior Performance Award : Recognizes superior service to AFCEA over a sustained period of time.
William S. Dunahoo, Praxis Engineering
Vice Adm. Lowell (Jake) Jacoby, USN (Ret.)
Lewis Shepherd, VMware Research Group

Charlie Allen Award for Distinguished Intelligence Service : Honors senior-level intelligence professionals who are making significant contributions.
Chris Inglis

Adm. Jon L. Boyes Medal for Distinguished Service to AFCEA : Presented for exceptional career service to AFCEA.
Michael J. Varner, Great Plains-Rocky Mountain Region

General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year : Given for exemplary service to AFCEA over the past year. An appointed committee selects winner. 
Harri Larsson, Senarion

Distinguished Award for Excellence in Engineering : Awarded for sustained excellence in engineering.
Joseph F. Bradley, Jr., U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center

Meritorious Rising Star Award for Achievement in Engineering : Recognizes junior/mid-level excellence in the engineering field.
Charles Cathey, Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic

Distinguished Award for Excellence in Information Technology : Awarded for sustained excellence in information technology.
William E. Marion II, Department of the Air Force

Meritorious Rising Star Award for Achievement in Information Technology : Recognizes junior/mid-level excellence in the information technology field.
Maj. Kelley M. Truax, USAF, USTRANSCOM/J6

Meritorious Service to the Intelligence Community Award : Honors intelligence professionals who are making significant contributions at the tactical, intermediate or national levels.
IS1 Gary Gonzalez, USCG, United States Coast Guard
John T. Mendoza, 625th Air Communications Squadron/AF Insider Threat Hub

Exceptional Contribution to STEM Education Award : Honors an individual or team that has made significant contributions to furthering science, technology, engineering and math education in K-12, colleges and universities.
Wanda Curtis, Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific

Technology Innovation Award : Recognizes an individual or team that has created an innovative and proven new technology product, service, process or solution.
Cyber Assurance Team, HQ Air Education and Training Command

Small Business of the Year : Awards one company for excellence in client service, training and innovation, community and professional outreach, leadership and commitment, and diversity.
USmax Corporation

Small Business Person of the Year Award (Industry) : Recognizes an individual working in industry who has demonstrated excellence in client service, ethics, community and professional outreach, innovation and leadership.
Chris Cusano, Blue Triangle Consulting 

Small Business Person of the Year Award (Government) : Acknowledges an individual who works for the government who has demonstrated excellence in small business advocacy, leadership, community and professional outreach, innovation and ethics.
Sonya DeLucia, Office of Small Business Programs, Aberdeen Proving Ground

Small Business Advocate : Awarded to the company that has demonstrated excellence in its mentor-protégé program; contract/sub-contract relationships; small business events and advocacy, ethics and diversity.
Ludmilla Parnell, General Dynamics Information Technology

Sparky Baird Award : Presented to the author(s) of the outstanding SIGNAL Magazine article of the year. An independent panel of judges from government, industry and media chooses the winner.
Nicola Whiting, Titania, “Cyberspace Triggers a New Kind of Arms Race,”SIGNAL Magazine, February 2018

The list of additional individuals recognized with awards, including the 40 Under 40 Award winners, is available online. The awardees will be honored May 13 prior to the TechNet Cyber May 14-16 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

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AFCEA International, established in 1946, is a non-profit membership association serving the military, government, industry and academia. Join online.

Maryann Lawlor
AFCEA International
7036316179
mlawlor@afcea.org

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