Thirteen Navy workers honored for systems implementation efforts

Thirteen Navy workers honored for systems implementation efforts

The Navy and GCN recently honored 13 employees for excellence in systems development management and implementation. The Navy employees received their awards at a GCN Forum luncheon in Washington.

Honored were:

  • Steve Cabrian, chief of naval operations' Global Command and Control System'Maritime officer, for aiding the Navy's GCCS development and testing program.
  • Cmdr. Jay Caler, chief of naval operations' head of the Shore Networks Section, for his work on the Navy's servicewide intranet program.
  • Mike Carr, head of the naval Space Command's Engineering and Integration Branch, for multiple initiatives to improve the C2 systems of the command.
  • Cmdr. Dave Creasy, chief of naval operations' assistant for commercial satellite communications, for his efforts on the service's satellite programs.
  • Lt. Paul Dickson, the Defense Message System program manager in the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Command, for leading the service's migration efforts from AUTODIN to DMS.
  • Lt.'Cmdr. Kathy Helms, chief of naval operations' action officer for the Integrated Broadcast Service, for leading the effort to integrate five legacy intelligence dissemination systems.
  • Lt. Bryan Jung, head of the Naval Space Command's Remote Earth Sensing Information Center, for promoting new technologies for the imagery support center.
  • Cmdr. Frank Murphy, chief of naval operations' GCCS'Maritime requirements officer, for leading the service's work to integrate intelligence and C2 applications in the Navy's GCCS.
  • Jose Ortiz, senior technical architect and engineer at the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Command, for maintaining the service's worldwide telecom infrastructure.
  • Lt. Cmdr. Larry Pemberton, program manager for C2 networks at the Naval Space Command, for leading a transition to Microsoft Windows NT.
  • Cmdr. Chris Perry, chief of naval operations' network and data security officer, for leading the service's systems security program.
  • Lt. Cmdr. Randy Souza, chief of naval operations' action officer for the Information Technology for the 21st Century initiative, for being the service's point man on this program to modernize the fleet's command, control, communications, computer and intelligence systems.
  • Cmdr. Richard Wagner, director of the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Command's Requirements and Plans Directorate, for his oversight of technical and fiscal planning for the Navy's telecom systems.

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