Recently a group of 45 Army Civilians was honored for eliminating Syria's declared chemical weapons stockpile. Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Alan Estevez presented 12 Meritorious Civilian Service Awards and 33 Superior Civilian Service Awards to members of the multi-agency team that completed the historic mission.
"Today's ceremony is an example of how science and technology, combined with a world-class workforce and the great teamwork of all you players out there, can deliver unique capabilities to our nation," said Maj. Gen. John F. Wharton, commanding general of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command. "To me, it's another great example of rapid acquisition process to meet the operational needs of our nation."
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