Finalists for the Shiely award announced|
Posted 10/7/2010 Updated 10/7/2010
by Daniel Koble
Battle Management Directorate, Mission Planning
10/7/2010 - HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Editor's Note: The following article is the first of three in a series highlighting the Shiely, Wright and O'Neill awards, which will be announced on Nov. 10. This week's article focuses on the Shiely award.
Electronic Systems Center Chief of Staff, Col. Mary E. McRae, has announced the finalists for the 2010 Shiely, Wright and O'Neill awards. The nominees will be recognized at the awards banquet on Nov. 10 at the Minuteman Club beginning at 6 p.m. Retired Lt. Gen. Henry A. "Trey" Obering III will be the guest speaker.
In addition to recognizing the finalists, the event will include dinner and entertainment. Tickets are $23 for club members and $25 for non-members. Tickets will be available through unit representatives. Registration can also be accomplished by accessing the link listed under the ESC CenterNet homepage "What's New" section.
The following are the finalists for the Maj. Gen. Albert R. Shiely Jr. award. Future articles will include finalists for the Harold M. Wright and Lt. Gen. John W. O'Neill awards and further details and information regarding the event.
The Maj. Gen. Albert R. Shiely Jr. award is presented for organization acquisition excellence to the most outstanding major and minor ESC program offices. The award recognizes the vital role and significant mission execution these programs have provided for the nation's defense. General Shiely donated the original trophy upon retiring from the Air Force in March 1974.
Maj. Gen. Albert R. Shiely Jr. Award finalists:
· Air and Space Operations Center (AOC) Program - Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Directorate
· Space Fence Program - Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Directorate
· Second Generation Wireless Local Area Network (2GWLAN) - Cyber/Netcentric Directorate
· Integrated Space Defense Security System (IBDSS) - Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Directorate
· Air Force Weather Weapon System - Battle Management Directorate
· Battlefield Airborne Communication Node (BACN) - Cyber/Netcentric Directorate