Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal and Lt. Gen. William Grisoli, director, Army Office of Business Transformation, present the 2012 Non-Enterprise Level (Green Belt) Project Team Award to 21st Theater Support Sustainment Command, in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Jan. 10, 2013. Bill McQuail and Vladimir Koltsor accepted the award for 21st Theater Support Sustainment Command. Their collective efforts resulted in the "Improve Implementation, Control and Termination of Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus" process improvement initiative; resulting in financial benefits of more than $6 million through fiscal year 2018. The Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army approved the implementation of the Lean Six Sigma Excellence Award Program July 31, 2008. The program is designed to recognize outstanding contributions to Lean Six Sigma initiatives, increase awareness of the program, promote process improvements, and ensure the dissemination of best practices/lessons learned throughout the U.S. Army.