The Army Enterprise Email Migrations Team was the top recipient of the 2013 DoD Chief Information Officer Awards.
The awards, presented Friday at a Pentagon ceremony, are the highest honors recognized by the Defense Department for achievement in information management, information technology, cybersecurity and information assurance.
The Army Enterprise Email Migrations Team, Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (G-3), at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., earned the first place team award for improving enterprise architecture and services in support of expanding the DoD enterprise email system.
The first place individual award was presented to Charles “Dean” Corpman, Command & Control Section Chief, U.S. Strategic Command (J-864), Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. According to the Defense Department, “He directly modernized a portfolio of nuclear command and control programs that contributed to the safety and security of the United States.”
Other CIO Award winners were:
■ Second place, team: Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) Team, Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort Meade, Md. Their efforts contributed to improving mission assurance through IT systems certification and accreditation governance.
■ Second place, individual: John Howell, product director, Army Enterprise Email, Fort Belvoir, Va. He led a collective effort to help solve multiple customer-specific technical and operational issues that resulted in the Army’s successful adoption of Defense Enterprise Email for more than 1.5 million unclassified and 100,000 classified users.
■ Third place, team: Enterprise Infrastructure Team, Joint Task Force-Capital Medical (JTF CapMed), Military Health System, Bethesda, Md. The team’s efforts improved medical data sharing through the consolidation of regional medical-treatment facility networks into a single network.
■ Third place, individual: Richard Ford, program manager, Identity Services Division, Defense Manpower Data Center, The MARC Center, Alexandria, Va. He implemented an innovative partnership program between DoD and the Transportation Security Agency that leveraged existing information technology, resulting in expedited airport security screenings for a population of approximately 3.1 million military and DoD civilians.