The Edward M. Greer Award is presented annually to an industry individual in recognition of noteworthy contributions or meritorious service to the Department of Defense in the area of integrated logistics support engineering and its implementation in maintenance and product support. The award is presented in honor of its originator, Edward M. Greer.
The award was established in 1956 by Greer Hydraulics, Inc., to stimulate thought and develop programs which will benefit industry and the public. The award program encourages solutions to troublesome maintenance problems or to the development of integrated logistics support planning techniques to be employed in their solution.
Criteria for Award
- Significant accomplishments in some aspect of integrated logistic support to a DoD organization that resulted in improvements such as:
Increased up-time and availability of systems and/or equipment
Improvements in operational performance
Reductions in cost of operations or sustainment
Reductions in schedule time for logistics support
- Unique or innovative approach to solving a logistics problem for DoD, to include digital transformation
Individual Award nominations should demonstrate the impact of the nominee’s efforts on DoD mission accomplishment. An award nomination may also demonstrate innovation and leadership of teams and organizations in support of DoD organization or program in manner that enhances its performance.
This award is presented once a year at the Annual National Logistics Forum.
- 2021 - Maj Gen H. Brent Baker Sr., USAF (Ret)
- 2018 – BG \Barbara Doornink, USA (Ret.), Senior Vice President, Leidos
- 2017 – Perri Widener, The Boeing Company
- 2016 – Dinesh Verna, Stevens Institute of Technology
- 2015 – Karl Voepel, Leidos
- 2014 – Kevin Cody, ManTech International
- 2013 – Mark Schroeder, Raytheon Company
- 2012 – Gustavo M. Urzua, Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program
- 2011 – Denise Richards, SPLO Production Programs
- 2009 – Joe Davis, Saddle Butte Systems
- 2008 – George Pearl, SAIC
- 2007 – Eric Stange, Accenture National Security Services
- 2006 – John Bezner, Lockheed Martin
- 2005 – Joseph Grosson, Lockheed Martin
- 2004 – David Spong, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems
- 2003 – Hyman Shulman, Rand Corp.
- 2002 – Timothy Raupp, Oshkosh Truck Corp.
- 2001 – Carl Alber, American Systems Engineering
- 2000 – James Restelli, The Boeing Company
- 1999 – Jack Garrison, Lockheed Martin
- 1996 – Curtis Barton, Raytheon Company
- 1995 – W.B. Zimmerman, Lockheed Martin
- 1994 – John Tiller, Raytheon Company
- 1993 – R. Noel Longuermare, Westinghouse Electronics Systems Group
- 1992 – William Rogers (Posthumously) Martin Marietta Corp.
- 1991 – Donald Hall, Logistics Management Engineering, Inc.
- 1990 – Russel Van de Steeg, Hughes Aircraft Company
- 1989 – Thomas Roberts, Lockheed Electronics Company
- 1988 – Harold Stromfeltz, Northrop Grumman
- 1987 – Edwin Curll, Westinghouse Electronics Corporation
- 1986 – Siegfried Goldstein, Siegfried Enterprises, Inc.
- 1985 – Ralph Shapiro, Hughes Aircraft Company
- 1984 – Richard Hale, Westinghouse Electric
- 1983 – Ernest Manuel, ITT Corporation