LT Bealon Recieves DoD CIO Award
Published, January 17, 2012
LT Hannah L. Bealon, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Combined Joint Intelligence (CJ2) Operational Support Element Systems, ISAF Headquarters, Afghanistan, was a recent recipient of the 2011 Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Award. She was awarded first place in the individual category.
This year marked the 11th anniversary of the DoD CIO Award, which is considered the highest honor recognized by the department for achievement in information management and information technology. LT Bealon received the award for her outstanding acheivement in information management in support of the DoD CIO and for having a significant positive impact throughout the DoD.
One of LT Bealon's accomplishments was to spearhead the implementation and execution of the ISAF CJ2's first IT technical refresh program. This program saved CJ2 resources $1.2 million during the past year.
LT Bealon was also recognized for the development of the Joint Personnel Tracking Record System (JPTRS). JPTRS will allow the DoD to monitor joint duty assignment positions and personnel, who include the U.S. military, DoD civilians, contractors and coalition forces. This database improved accuracy of combined joint operations area personnel accountability by 36 percent.
The awards were presented on Dec. 15, 2011, at a ceremony held at the Pentagon.