REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (March 20, 2013) --, Army Contracting Command's recruiting website, has been named the Army's best website, the Army announced, March 19. is a collaborative effort involving the staffs of the Army Contracting Command, or ACC, chief information officer G6, deputy chief of staff, Human Capital G1 and Public Affairs.

"This is awesome," said Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, ACC commanding general. "I'm especially proud because this award speaks volumes about the professionalism of our staffs and how they work together to produce amazing products in support of our mission. I couldn't be more thrilled."

The team consists of Tracy Phillips and contractor Laura Lind, ACC G6, Chrissa Hall and Mary Woodard, ACC G1, and Beth Clemons, ACC Public and Congressional Affairs. will now compete in the Thomas Jefferson Award competition for Department of Defense military and civilian print and broadcast products. The annual contest is sponsored by the Defense Media Activity and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs to stimulate and reward excellence and professionalism in DOD print and broadcast media.

The Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Awards communication competition recognizes Soldiers and Army civilian employees for excellence in furthering the objectives of the Army public affairs program. The Secretary of the Army sponsors this competition annually. The Office of the Chief of Public Affairs conducts judging with a goal of ensuring the best internal information efforts receive recognition for professional excellence and outstanding achievement.

Ware, who as a lieutenant colonel was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1945 for combat action in Germany, served as the deputy chief and chief of Information for the Army -- now the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs -- from September 1964 through November 1967.