Department of the Army Ammunition Manager of the Year Award for Excellence
Timothy Thompson receives the 2008 Department of the Army Ammunition Manager of the Year Award for Excellence in Ammunition Management from Blue Grass Army Depot Commander Col. Joseph Tirone. The award recognizes individual excellence and professionalism in the accomplishment of ammunition management duties worldwide.

BLUE GRASS ARMY DEPOT, Richmond, Ky. - Blue Grass Army Depot employee Timothy Thompson has been selected to receive the 2008 Department of the Army Ammunition Manager of the Year Award for Excellence in Ammunition Management.

"This prestigious award recognizes individual excellence and professionalism in the accomplishment of ammunition management duties worldwide," said Ms. Theresa Smith, chief, Ammunition Management Career Program Office.

Each year the career program honors one outstanding ammunition expert among the three grade categories. The two other 2008 Award for Excellence in Ammunition Management recipients are Ms. Lucinda Lenger, JMC, Logistics Integration Directorate, Rock Island, Ill., and Roy Hale, 7th U.S. Army, Joint Multinational Training Command, G3, Grafenwoehr, Germany.

"Mr. Thompson is truly deserving of this award and has done an outstanding job supporting our joint military forces deployed worldwide. These "tip of the spear" units routinely rely on Tim and Blue Grass Army Depot to achieve mission success and they will never be let down," said Blue Grass Army Depot Commander Col. Joseph Tirone.

The Ammunition Management Career Program Office maintains an Army-wide pool of ammunition managers with training and expertise in conventional, chemical and missile ammunition. Approximately 600 ammunition managers worldwide currently provide support to various customers within the Department of Defense.

The Ammunition Management Career Program is a Department of Army civilian career program established in 1983 to enhance Army's ability to accomplish its ammunition logistics mission.
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