Engineering technician recognized by Army research, development center
June 27, 2012
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- An engineering technician was named employee of the year by the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, or CERDEC, here, June 19.
Mark Poppe was recognized in the technical category, junior specialist. He works as an engineering technician for the Army Power division of CERDEC's Command, Power and Integration Directorate where his work centers on providing Soldiers with more efficient power.
In 2011, he worked extensively with the Foreign Military Sales' shelter integration support NATICK Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. His work included facilitating the installation of environmental control units, auxiliary power units, power supplies and control systems on four shelters that will be provided to the country of Jordan.
"Mark has distinguished himself by providing superb technical and engineering support to multiple power and energy research and development projects," according to his nomination package.