Deadline Extended: USN-USMC Electromagnetic Spectrum Workforce Excellence Awards Nominations Due Feb.15

Published, February 7, 2019

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2019 USN-USMC Electromagnetic Spectrum Workforce Excellence Awards has been extended to Feb. 15, 2019.

Awards will be presented in four categories: Individual and Team Excellence Awards for achievement related to spectrum supportability; a "Rising Star" Award to recognize up-and-coming talent in the Spectrum workforce; and the "John J. Lussier" Award to recognize strategic leadership in the Spectrum workforce.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  1. Electromagnetic Spectrum Individual Excellence Award: for a specific achievement related to spectrum supportability;
  2. Electromagnetic Spectrum Team Excellence Award: for a specific achievement related to spectrum supportability;
  3. Electromagnetic Spectrum "Rising Star" Award: to recognize up-and-coming talent in the Spectrum workforce; and
  4. Electromagnetic Spectrum "John J Lussier" Award: to recognize strategic leadership in the Spectrum workforce

Nominations, open to Department of the Navy military, civilian, and support contractors, must be submitted to DON_CIO_Spectrum@navy.mil no later than Feb. 15, 2019, and must include:

  1. Nominee's name, title, grade, phone number, email address, and organization mailing address;
  2. Name of projects, products, programs, etc. associated with the nomination;
  3. Name, title, mailing address of the supervisor or person to whom an award letter should be sent if the individual is selected;
  4. Individual / team point of contact information;
  5. Award justification (no more than one page, 11 or 12-point font, 1 inch margins all around)
  6. Recommended citation summarizing award justification (100-150 words);
  7. Supporting endorsement by supervisor, commanding officer, or Command Information Officer; and
  8. Other supporting documents, as applicable.

Winners will be recognized at either the East or West Coast 2019 USN-USMC Spectrum Summit, whichever location is closest to their duty station. The West Coast summit will be held March 19-21, 2019 in San Diego, CA and the East Coast summit will be held June 25-27, 2019 in Norfolk, VA.

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