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Kevin Carroll

Henrik G. de Gyor

Kurt N. Molholm, an administrator at the Defense Technical Information Center with more than 44 years of federal service under his belt, retired Nov. 1. He became DTIC's administrator in 1985 and led the agency's transformation to the Internet world.

R. Paul Ryan, DTIC's deputy administrator, has been named acting administrator.

Capt. Gerald R. Beaman is taking the helm of the Naval Network and Space Operations Command in Dahlgren, Va.

Beaman, who also is being promoted to rear admiral, will be the second commander of NNSOC. He will replace Rear Adm. John P. Cryer, who will leave the post in February. Cryer helped establish the command and became its first commander in July 2002.

The Naval Supply Systems Command has promoted Karen Gadbois, a 14-year federal government veteran, as the agency's command information officer.

Gadbois, who most recently worked as the acting deputy commander in the Navy eBusiness Operations Office in Mechanicsburg, Pa., was also promoted to the Senior Executive Service.

She replaced Ruth Sanders, who retired earlier this year.

Kevin Carroll, the Army's program officer for enterprise programs, was honored recently by the American Council for Technology and the Industry Advisory Council. He re-ceived the Janice K. Mendenhall Spirit of Leadership Award at the 14th annual Executive Leadership Conference 2004 in Hershey, Pa.

Among other awards given by ACT and IAC, Tammie Lyles-Santiago, e-government enterprise program manager for the Defense Department, and Edward Meagher, deputy CIO for the Veterans Affairs Department, received federal individual contributor of the year awards.

Meanwhile, at a ceremony at Fort Meade, Md., the National Security Agency handed out two awards for excellence in protecting Defense Department networks.

Army Lt. Col. Timothy Buennemeyer won the Frank B. Rowlett individual excellence award for leading the Pacific Command's Computer Network Defense Team. Buennemeyer established PACOM's Computer Network Vulnerability Team.

The Transportation Command's Information Assurance Branch, C4 Systems Directorate, won the 2003 Rowlett Organizational Excellence Award for its successful joint information assurance programs. The directorate was honored for advancing security capabilities, enhancing operational readiness and establishing new standards for coordination and analysis.

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