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NDIA’s Test & Evaluation Division will be hosting a luncheon to honor the achievements of both the Walter W. Hollis Award and the Testers of the Year.
Distinguished Guest to Attend: The Honorable Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense Acquisition, Technology & Logistics
Awards will be presented by The Honorable Dr. J. Michael Gilmore, Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, OSD.
WALTER W. HOLLIS AWARD
The Walter W. Hollis Award is presented annually in recognition of lifetime contributions and achievement in the area of defense Test & Evaluation. The award is presented in the name of Walter W. Hollis, a former Deputy Under Secretary of the Army for Operations Research whose distinguished career was a civil servant spanned more than five decades and earned him the accolade "Grandfather of Test & Evaluation."
TESTER OF THE YEAR AWARDS
These awards, presented to outstanding individuals in the field of Test & Evaluation, offer OSD and each Military Service Test & Evaluation Department the opportunity to select three award recipients for recognition as the Tester of the Year in specific categories. The three categories recognized are: Military, Civilian and Contractor.
Mr. Edward R. Greer, Former DASD, DT&E, USD (AT&L) – Walter W. Hollis Award
Major Ryan McEwan, USA – Military Tester of the Year
Mr. Michael Tegtmeyer – Civilian Tester of the Year
Mr. William Moonan – Contractor Tester of the Year
Lieutenant Commander Gregory M. Harkins, USN – Military Tester of the Year
Mr. John R. Aldis – Civilian Tester of the Year
Mr. Thomas Grafton – Contractor of the Year
Master Sergeant Jason J. Taitano, USAF – Military Tester of the Year
Mr. Wayne L. Jackson – Civilian Tester of the Year
Mr. Alfred Y. McWright – Contactor Tester of the Year
Lieutenant Colonel Matthew G. Kelly, USMC – Military Tester of the Year
Mr. John Quintanna – Civilian Tester of the Year
Mr. Peter Wilson – Contractor Tester of the Year
Lieutenant Colonel John Schroeder, USAF – Military Tester of the Year
Ms. Michele Sitler – Civilian Tester of the Year
Mr. David P. Conrad – Contractor Tester of the Year