RRAD: "Best of the Best": Depot receives 2009 Combined Logistics Excellence Award
May 28, 2009
- RRAD wins 2009 Combined Logistics Excellence Award
- Depot is also the seven time Shingo Prize Medallion recipient
Congratulations to Red River Army Depot who was chosen as the winner of the 2009 Chief of Staff Logistics Excellence Award (CLEA) in the depot category. The CLEA is referred to as the "Army\'s best of the best" and recognizes units of various sizes for excellence in maintenance, deployment support and supply. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey will host an awards banquet on the evening of June 2. Each year the awards are given in a ceremony that combines the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence (AAME), the Deployment Excellence Award (DEA), and the Supply Excellence Award (SEA). "You continue to impress everyone," said Depot Commander Col. Daniel Mitchell during a recent recording. Ninety-five units were chosen this year in 50 categories. Each unit represents logistics programs that are the best in the Army and have contributed significantly to Army readiness.