The Military Operations Award

The Military Operations Award is presented to recognize an individual, crew or unit who in the opinion of the NDIA Gun & Missile Executive Committee has made significant contributions in operational employment, tactics or combat applications of guns and ammunition and/or rockets and missiles which have impacted the readiness, capabilities or results of U.S. military activity.  A significant contribution is considered to be superior performance in an operational environment, development of tactics, training or leadership. 


Criteria for Nomination
Submit nominations for the award to Britt Sullivan at

1. Nomination by a Government entity(ies), such as a PEO, PM, User School, Service Lab or Center must be endorsed by a higher level Government Command or Headquarters.

2. Nomination by an Industrial firm must be endorsed by more than one Government entity, such as a PEO, PM, User School,  Service Lab, Center, Command or Headquarters.


Nominations, including a description of the individual’s accomplishments, must be provided in writing to Britt Sullivan at



Military Operations Award Winner
2012 LTC Kelly Laughlin, USA