BOSS program wins FEB Gold
May 17, 2011
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Team took home a Gold Federal Executive Board award in the Volunteer Service-Group Award category during the 44th Annual Excellence in Federal Career Awards Luncheon and Ceremony at Martins' West in Woodlawn, Md., May 6.
The program awards federal employees for excellence in performance on and off the job during the previous year.
The Aberdeen Proving Ground Soldiers, led by BOSS president, Spc. Carlos Rios, were lauded for serving on community service projects with the Harford Habitat for Humanity; organizing holiday coat and toy drives for Baltimore's Eastside Family Resources Shelter - home to more than 90 battered women and children; and for implementing the first League of Dreams - an adaptive baseball/softball program for special needs children - on a military installation.
The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades oversee the BOSS program.