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ARMY DEPLOYMENT EXCELLENCE AWARD NOMINATIONS

The Army is accepting nominations for the 2007 Deployment Excellence Award (DEA).  Units that executed or supported a training or contingency deployment between 1 December 2005 and 30 November 2006 are eligible to participate in the award program.  Units and installations are encouraged to begin planning their nomination now.

Important DEA dates are

  • 1 December 2005 to 30 November 2006.  Submit nomination packets through command channels.
  • 31 January 2007.  Nomination packets are due from the major commands to the DEA evaluation board.
  • 5 to 16 February 2007.  DEA board screens unit packets to select semifinalists.
  • 1 to 25 March 2007.  DEA teams visit selected semifinalists and conducts on-site observation of deployment practices.
  • 9 April 2007.  Army G4 selects and announces winners.
  • 17 May 2007.  DEA awards are presented at the Chief of Staff Army Combined Logistics Excellence Award Ceremony and Banquet.

DEA program guidance and evaluation criteria is available on the Web at www.deploy.eustis.army.mil/DEA/dea.htm.

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TWO DEFENSE CONFERENCES SLATED FOR JULY

ADAPT 2006.  The American Defense Acquisition and Procurement Transformation (ADAPT) 2006 Conference will be held 18 and 19 July at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington, Virginia.  The conference will address efforts to transform Department of Defense acquisition and procurement business systems into an accountable, integrated, end-to-end supply chain.  To register on line or view a list of prospective speakers, visit the conference Web site, www.adapt2006.com.

DEFENSE FINANCE 2006.  Defense Finance 2006 will be held 17-20 July 2006, also at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington.  This conference is a senior-level forum for the exchange of ideas, best practices, and lessons learned that will facilitate the efficient transformation of financial operations in support of the warfighter.  For more information and to register on line, visit the conference Web site, www.defensefinanceusa.com.

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