Awards

The Honorary William C. Baugh CBRN Defense Excellence Award

The Honorary William C. Baugh Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Excellence Award recognizes the greatest overall contribution to the CBRN Defense programs during Mr. Baugh’s lifetime and acknowledges the lasting impacts that Mr. Bill Baugh tirelessly accomplished through his passion and persistency to service and never-ending demands for excellence. The award will be presented at the annual NDIA CBRN Defense Conference. 

The award will encompass achievements during the nominee’s career and will be presented to the winner at the annual NDIA CBRN Defense Conference. This competition is open to all individuals, regardless of grade or position, in the United States and or International CBRN Defense community. All military personnel, government civilians, and contractor employees are eligible. All executive and or service CBRN Defense supervisors of Headquarters, plants, depots, laboratories, and proving grounds, are asked to seriously consider the contributions of their best qualified subordinates for this prestigious award.

All executive and service CBRN Defense supervisors of headquarters, plants, depots, laboratories, and proving grounds are asked to seriously consider the contributions of their best qualified subordinates for this prestigious award.

To submit a nomination for the Honorary William C. Baugh CBRN Defense Excellence Award, please click here 

The Joseph D. Wienand NDIA CBRN Division STEM Excellence Award

The Joseph D. Wienand NDIA CBRN Division STEM Excellence Award is in recognition of the greatest overall STEM achievement and or efforts of an individual that most significantly impacted CBRN Defense programs.  Over the years Mr. Joseph D. Wienand championed several STEM programs, and this award acknowledges the lasting impacts Mr. Wienand has made. The award will be presented at the annual NDIA CBRN Defense Conference. 

This award recognizes the individual who, in the judgment of the panel, demonstrated outstanding accomplishment through their own personal innovation and creativity in the areas of STEM.  Example areas include, but are not limited to: scientific, technological, engineering, or mathematical improvement, enhancement of a CBRN defense related product, system or process for the current year.  The achievements for which this award will be considered may relate to any of the many components that make up our highly diverse, complex, and vital CBRN defense community.

This award will be presented to a junior level to mid-level individual within the United States CBRN Defense community for outstanding achievement in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) directly related to the improvement of CBRN Defense.  This award is designed to highlight the aspirations and contributions of our mid-level CBRN Defense community. 

Eligibility for this award includes persons (military service members, government employees, and/or contractor employees) that have 10 years or less experience working in a STEM related position that focuses on delivering CBRN hardware, software, or CBRN related medical products. All executive and or service CBRN Defense supervisors of Headquarters, plants, depots, laboratories, and proving grounds, are asked to seriously consider the contributions of their best qualified junior to mid-level/grade subordinates for this prestigious award.

To submit a nomination for the Joseph D. Wienand NDIA CBRN Division STEM Excellence Award, please click here

The Awards will be presented at the 2021 CBRN Defense Conference and Exhibition, held August 16 - 18, 2021 at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD.

Completed nomination forms are due by June 1, 2021. Selection will be made by a committee from NDIA’s CBRN Division and winners will be notified by the end of June. 

If you have questions, please contact Carizza Rosales at crosales@NDIA.org or (703) 247-2599.