AAE accepting nominations for Excellence in Leadership Awards

2018 AAE Excellence in Leadership Awards
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By Michael P. Bold

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (July 9, 2018)—The call for nominations for the 2018 Army Acquisition Executive’s (AAE) Excellence in Leadership Awards is now open. The deadline for nominations is July 27.

The awards spotlight individuals and teams from the Army Acquisition Workforce (AAW) whose outstanding contributions merit special recognition. The awards focus not only on the best people and their accomplishments, but also on how those contributions help their organizations and the acquisition community at large.

To be eligible for an individual AAE Excellence in Leadership Award, nominees must occupy an acquisition workforce designated position and be current in their Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act certification and continuous learning points. The two exceptions are the Defense Export and Cooperation Professional of the Year and the Acquisition Support Professional of the Year awards, which are open to all Army employees supporting the AAW.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:

Acquisition Support Professional of the Year

Business Operations Professional of the Year

Defense Export and Cooperation Professional of the Year

Engineer and System Integrator of the Year

Logistician of the Year

Project Management/Project Director Professional of the Year (O-6 Level)

Product Management/Product Director Professional of the Year (O-5 Level)

Science and Technology Professional of the Year

TEAM AWARDS:

Project Management/Project Director Office Team of the Year (O-6 Level)

Product Management/Product Director Office Team of the Year (O-5 Level)

For more information and to submit nominations, go to https://asc.army.mil/web/acquisition-awards/. Winners will be announced at the Army Acquisition Awards ceremony later this year.

Tips for submitting a top-notch nomination can be found at And the Award Goes To….


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