Army honors employee excellence in systems work

Army honors employee excellence in systems work

The Army and GCN recently honored employees in the Directorate for Information Systems for Command, Control, Communications and Computers for excellence in systems development, management and implementation.

The 12 Army employees received their awards at a GCN Forum luncheon in Washington:

' Diane Armstrong, director of program integration and plans, for devising a systems investment strategy for use by the service and the Office of Chief Information Officer in prioritizing information technology requirements.

' Patty Bodenstein, a computer specialist, for overseeing processing done for the Army at the Defense Department's megacenters.

' Bill Dates, an information management specialist, for being the chief liaison to Pentagon officials on the service's year 2000 efforts.

' Maj. Karla Donovan, a systems coordinator, for her work supporting multiple command and control systems.

' Arlene Dukanauskas, an information management specialist, for her work on official servicewide policy guides relating to systems support, management and use.

' Phil Loranger, director of the Information Assurance Directorate, for leading the service's Network Security Improvement Program and its biometrics efforts.

' Lt. Col. Curtis L. McCabe, a staff officer in the Architecture Management Division, for leading the team that crafted the Installation Information Infrastructure Architecture that the service is using to guide base modernization efforts.

' Maj. Fred W. Mullins, a staff officer in the Architecture Management Division, for drafting the security architecture the Army will implement servicewide.

' Maj. Sterling Mullis, an acquisition management officer, for being the year 2000 point man to service offices.

' Debbie Poff, an information management specialist, for establishing a servicewide electronic commerce program.

' Robert Schwenk, chief of the Software Management Division, for initiating the development and award of enterprise software licenses for the service.

' Maj. Charlie Wells, an acquisition management officer, for the development of the Army Knowledge Online Web system, which provides a point of access for unclassified, but sensitive service information.


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