By Mrs. Beth Clemons (ACC )February 27, 2013
EL PASO, Texas -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command collected five awards at the 2012 Secretary of the Army Awards for Excellence in Contracting ceremony.
The awards ceremony recognized teams and individuals in 11 categories and was held Jan. 28 at the El Paso Marriott in conjunction with the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) Principal Assistant Responsible for Contracting workshop.
ACC award winners are:
AbilityOne Program: Deborah A. Ault, Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Fort Knox, Ky.
Outstanding Contracting Officer - Systems, Research and Development, Logistics Support (Sustainment) Contracting: James M. Owens, ACC-Redstone, Ala.
Outstanding Contracting Officer - Installation Level -- Directorate of Contracting: Sandra E. Kim, 413th Contracting Support Brigade, Hawaii
Outstanding Unit/Team Award - Systems, Research and Development, Logistics Support (Sustainment) Contracting: Fiscal Year 2013-2015 Stryker Life Cycle Requirements Contract Team, ACC-Warren, Mich.
Outstanding Unit/Team Award: Installation Level -- Directorate of Contracting: Regional Contracting Office Hawaii, 413th Contracting Support Brigade.
The Secretary of the Army Awards for Excellence in Contracting were established in 1997 to recognize contracting and acquisition professionals that excel in timeliness, customer support and contracting innovation and led to process improvements and specific achievements in supporting the contracting mission worldwide. All military and civilian Army contracting professionals are eligible for these awards.
The awards were presented by Heidi Shyu, ASA(ALT) and Kim Denver, deputy assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement).