Home' Army Acquisition Logistics and Technology Magazine : Army ALT January-March 2018 Contents USD(AT&L) ANNUAL ACQUISITION AWARDS
More than two dozen members of the defense
acquisition workforce received 2017 Defense
Acquisition Individual Achievement and Work-
force Development Innovation Awards in a
Pentagon ceremony Dec. 6. The awards are
sponsored by the undersecretary of defense
for acquisition, technology and logistics, Ellen
M. Lord. The Army garnered two individual
awards and one group honor; the recipients
are highlighted below.
Acquisition in an Expeditionary Environment
Gunnery Sgt. Tamalia C. Adams, I Marine
Melissa Panarelli, Defense Contract Audit
Contracting and Procurement
Gary V. Trimble, Naval Supply Systems
Dr. Wilson Rosa, Offce of the Assistant
Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management
Earned Value Management
Lt. Col. Andrew R. Vrabec, U.S. Air Force
Rapid Capabilities Offce
Daniel Carroll, U.S. Special Operations
Valerie Clinkenbeard, U.S. Army Corps
Jeffrey M. Martin, Program Executive Offce
(PEO) for Space, U.S. Air Force
Michael R. Cirillo, Marine Corps Systems
Life Cycle Logistics
George N. Graham Jr., USSOCOM
Production, Quality and Manufacturing
Capt. Charles M. Stuart, Naval Air Systems
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Thomas A.
Skip Hinman, Air Education and Training
Science and Technology Manager
Dr. Charles A. Bass Jr., Joint PEO
for Chemical and Biological Defense
Ulises Cartaya, USSOCOM
Lee R. Rosenberg, Missile Defense Agency
Test and Evaluation
Thomas Sachse, PEO for Submarines, U.S.
INNOVATION AWARD WINNER --
Defense Contract Management Agency -- Fort
INNOVATION AWARD WINNER --
U.S. Army Contracting Command --
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF STAFF,
ARMY GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
The chief of staff, Army, announced the following offcer assignments:
Maj. Gen. David G. Bassett, program executive offcer (PEO) for
Ground Combat Systems, Warren, Michigan, to PEO for Command,
Control and Communications -- Tactical, Aberdeen Proving Ground,
Brig. Gen.(P) Brian P. Cummings, PEO for Soldier, Fort Belvoir,
Virginia, to PEO for Ground Combat Systems.
Brig. Gen. Anthony W. Potts, deputy commanding general
(CG), U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command
(RDECOM) and senior commander, Natick Soldier Systems Center,
Natick, Massachusetts, to PEO for Soldier.
Col.(P) Vincent F. Malone II, deputy to the deputy assistant sec-
retary of the Army for plans, programs and resources, Offce of the
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technol-
ogy, Washington, D.C., to deputy CG, RDECOM; and senior commander,
Natick Soldier Systems Center.
The secretary of defense announced the following Senior Executive Ser-
vice (SES) appointments and assignments:
Eric Chewning, for appointment to the SES and assignment as the
deputy assistant secretary of defense for manufacturing and industrial
base policy. Chewning was most recently a partner with McKinsey & Co.,
focusing on the aerospace and defense industry. He is an Army veteran
and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
William J. Gillis, for appointment to the SES and assignment as the
principal deputy assistant secretary of the Army for energy, installations
and environment. Gillis most recently was a director at ScottMadden Inc.,
and has served as an Army offcer.
Veronica B. Daigle, for appointment to the SES and assignment
as the principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for readiness.
Daigle most recently served as the senior adviser for national security
in the Offce of Management and Budget, and previously as director of
the Force and Infrastructure Analysis Division in DOD’s Offce of Cost
Assessment and Program Evaluation.
268 Army AL&T Magazine January - March 2018
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