USD (AT&L) Announces Selection of First Annual Secretary of Defense Product Support Manager (PSM) Award Winners
In an August 15, 2013 memorandum entitled "2013 Secretary of Defense Product Support Manager (PSM) Awards Selection", the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) announced and recognized the two winners of the first annual DoD Product Support Manager (PSM) of the Year Award. The two PSM Award categories are of "Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAP) Acquisition Categories (ACATs) ID or IC" and "Major Weapon System/Other Weapon Systems ACAT II and Below" programs.
This year’s winners came from the Air Force (MDAP ACAT ID or IC) and the Army (ACAT II & Below). According to the USD(AT&L) memo, "this highly prestigious award recognizes the PSM as an important partner in providing the very best systems for our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines. It furthers the Defense Acquisition Workforce (DAW) vision of "creating a high quality, high-performing, agile DAW to achieve technological superiority and protect America's National Security." A summary of each of the award winners' outstanding accomplishments is provided as an attachment to the memo.
Congratulations to both winners of this prestigious new Secretary of Defense-level award recognizing the important contributions Product Support Managers make to the successful achievement of delivering affordable readiness to our Warfighter customers every day.