REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command\'s was recognized during today's Tennessee Valley Combined Federal Campaign '2010 Victory Celebration' at the Bob Jones Auditorium.

USASAC's CFC campaign was honored with the Chairman's Award, for surpassing the agency's goal, and the Early Bird Award, for meeting the organization's goal within the first three weeks of the campaign.

Branda Bell, USASAC CFC financial chairperson; and Col. Robert Pastorelli, USASAC chief of staff; were on hand to accept the command's awards.

USASAC's approximately 165 Redstone Arsenal employees raised $24,314 - almost tripling the command's goal of $8,500.

"I was honored to accept the awards on behalf of USASAC, and would like to thank the entire command for their contributions and generosity which made our campaign such a huge success," said Bell, who also received a certificate of appreciation during the ceremony for her contribution to the campaign.

The Tennessee Valley CFC raised more than $2.7 million.

USASAC implements approved U.S. Army security assistance programs, including Foreign Military Sales of defense articles and services to eligible foreign governments. The command manages approximately 4,400 FMS cases valued at more than $103 billion. USASAC also manages the Army's co-production program.