Land and Maritime associates celebrated for going extra mile in 50th annual Employee Recognition Awards

By COLUMBUS, Ohio DLA Land and Maritime Public Affairs

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A total of six individuals and one team from DLA Land and Maritime were recognized during the 50th annual Defense Logistics Agency Employee Recognition Awards ceremony Dec. 12 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

 

Top Employees:

Renee Ellis

Renee Ellis

DLA Land and Maritime's Renee Ellis (second from left) received the Top 10 Employee award during an agency ceremony Dec. 12. Also pictured are (from left) DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Land and Maritime Commander Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic; and Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt, senior enlisted adviser.

 

Larry Baas

Larry Baas

DLA Land and Maritime's Larry Baas (second from left) received the Top 10 Employee award during an agency ceremony Dec. 12. Also pictured are (from left) DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Land and Maritime Commander Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic; and Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt, senior enlisted adviser.

 

Outstanding DLA Employee with Disabilities

Thomas Comeans

Thomas Comeans

DLA Land and Maritime's Thomas Comeans (second from left) received the Outstanding DLA Employee with Disabilities award during an agency ceremony Dec. 12. Also pictured are (from left) DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Land and Maritime Commander Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic; Janice Samuel, acting director of the DLA EEO Office; and Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt, senior enlisted adviser.

 

Senior Reserve Officer of the Year

Army Reserve Maj. Bruce Neighbor

Bruce Neighbor

DLA Land and Maritime's Maj. Bruce Neighbor (second from left) received the Senior Reserve Officer of the Year award during an agency ceremony Dec. 12. Also pictured are (from left) DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, Director, DLA Joint Reserve Force; Land and Maritime Commander Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic; and Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt, senior enlisted adviser.

 

DLA Police Officer of the Year

Officer Christopher Kelty

DLA Installation Operations, Columbus

Christopher Kelty

DLA Columbus' Sgt. Christopher Kelty (second from left) received the Police Officer of the Year award during an agency ceremony Dec. 12. Also pictured are (from left) DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; DLA Columbus Watch Commander Ed Compton; DLA Columbus Installation Support Site Director Dan Bell, DLA Land and Maritime Commander Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic; David Kless, DLA acting chief of staff; and Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt, senior enlisted adviser.

 

Acquisition Excellence Awards:

Acquisition Workforce Contracting and Purchase (Individual)

Christopher Smitley

Christopher Smitley

DLA Land and Maritime's Program Special Project Team received the Acquisition Support Professional Team of the Year award during an agency ceremony Dec. 12. (Pictured from left) DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Jennifer Strauss; Stephen Shaw; DLA Land and Maritime Commander Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic; DLA Acquisition Executive Roxanne Banks; and Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt, senior enlisted adviser.

 

Acquisition Support Professional of the Year (Team)

Program Special Project Team

Team Members: Mary Shearer, Jennifer Strauss, John Beard, Nick Akins, Kim Donhauser, Marie Powers, Ryan Fye, Ryan Beers, Stephen Shaw, Carmen Pillitteri and Paula Webb

Acquisition Support Professional Team of the Year

DLA Land and Maritime's Program Special Project Team received the Acquisition Support Professional Team of the Year award during an agency ceremony Dec. 12. (Pictured from left) DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Jennifer Strauss; Stephen Shaw; DLA Land and Maritime Commander Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic; DLA Acquisition Executive Roxanne Banks; and Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt, senior enlisted adviser.