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Release No: 121-00
July 06, 2000

Defense Standardization Program Awards Ceremony

The annual awards ceremony for the Defense Standardization Program (DSP) will be held Friday, July 7, at 1 p.m. EDT in the Washington Ballroom of the Double Tree Hotel, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, Va. Since 1986, the Department of Defense has recognized personnel and organizations for outstanding performance in the implementation of the DSP.

DSP's mission is to identify, influence, develop, manage, and provide access to standardization processes, products and services for warfighters and the acquisition and logistics communities. In addition, the program promotes interoperability, reduces total ownership cost and sustains readiness.

Louis A. Kratz, assistant deputy under secretary of Defense for Logistics Architecture, is scheduled to present DSP plaque awards to individual winners and winning teams during the ceremony. The event is open for media coverage. The point of contact is Shari Strickland, (703) 767-6870.

For more information on the DSP, visit http://www.dsp.dla.mil/ .

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