Awards for Excellence
Photo Credit: Kari Hawkins, Redstone Rocket Staff
Retired Maj. Gen. James Snider, center, the associate director for aviation technology at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, holds the prestigious Medaris Award following the presentation at the annual awards dinner for the Tennessee Valley Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association. With him are the government winners of the Leadership Excellence Award – Patricia Martin of AMRDEC and Air Force Lt. Col. Kenneth Reiman of the Missile Defense Agency. The Medaris Award is named in honor of the late Maj. Gen. John Medaris, commander of the Army Ordnance Missile Command during the early years of space exploration. It is presented by the local NDIA chapter to a leader in the nation’s space and missile defense community who has demonstrated technical excellence in promoting the nation’s defense preparedness.
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