Army Contracting Command employees receive Secretary of the Army level awards
Colleen Arnold, Mission and Installation Contracting Command Directorate of Contracting, Fort Jackson, S.C., was presented her Secretary of the Army Award for Contracting Excellence by Edward Harrington, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Procurement, and Dean C. Popps, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) and Army Acquisition Executive

Army Contracting Command employees were selected as the recipients of 10 of the 13 2008 Secretary of the Army Awards for Excellence in Contracting presented recently during a ceremony at Fort Belvoir, Va.

Each year the Secretary of the Army recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams in Army contracting. The award is specific to the contracting career field with nominees Army-wide vying for the recognition.

Eligibility is limited to contracting officers, eligible individuals, and units/teams for competition at the Army level. The three award categories are: outstanding contracting officers, unit/team and special. Each category has sub categories. The awards are presented for achievements during the June 2007 to May 2008 timeframe.

The following individuals were recognized in the special awards category; Suzanne Anderson of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., received the Barbara C. Heald Award. Gertrude A. Colbert of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Directorate of Contracting, Fort Campbell, Ky., received the Ability One Award. Baltazar Soto of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Directorate of Contracting, Fort McPherson, Ga., was recognized as an Outstanding Contract Specialist. Marvin J. Kastberg of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Center, Army Reserve Contracting Center, Fort Dix, N.J., was recognized as the Outstanding Procurement Analyst.

The following individuals were recognized in the Outstanding Contracting Officer Awards category. Colleen Arnold of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Directorate of Contracting, Fort Jackson, S.C., was recognized as the Outstanding Contracting Officer Installation Level Directorate of Contracting. Rodger Pearson of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., as the Outstanding Contracting Officer Logistics Support (Sustainment) Contracting. Pamela D. Callicutt of the National Capital Region Contracting Center, Alexandria, Va., was recognized as the Outstanding Contracting Officer (Specialized Services & Construction). Kathleen H. Rizzo of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., was
recognized as the Outstanding Contracting Officer (Systems Contracting).

The following groups were recognized in the Outstanding Unit/Team Awards category. The Mission and Installation Contracting Command Directorate of Contracting, Fort Campbell, Ky., was recognized as the Outstanding Unit/Team Award for Installation Level Contracting Center. The Southwest Asia Reach back Team, U.S. Army Contracting Command was honored as the Outstanding Unit/Team Award for Logistics Support Sustainment Contracting.

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