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Release No: 066-06
January 24, 2006

DoD Announces Combined Federal Campaign Awards for 2005

            The Department of Defense today recognized 23 agencies for their contribution to the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) for 2005.

 

            Gordon R. England, the deputy secretary of defense, hosted the annual event at the Pentagon. 

 

            The David O. Cooke CFC Loaned Executive Leadership Award was presented to Shirley Fisher of the Army, Dave Barnes of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) and Bervin Elliott of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

 

            The John Moreland Most Outstanding Loaned Executive Award for CFC Operational Excellence was presented to Brian Hoffman of the Air Force and Randell Dofat of Washington Headquarters Services (WHS).

 

            A special award was presented to Larry Gerlach of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) as the 2005 Loaned Executive Everyday Hero.

 

            The most outstanding campaign manager awards were presented to Capt. Sean Coleman of the Navy/Marine Corps team for the large category, Maria Mitchell of the DoD Inspector General’s office for the mid-sized category and Lisa Porter of the Defense Security Service (DSS) for the small category.

 

            Finally, the Defense Commissary Agency (DECA) was presented a new award for the most improved campaign for increasing from 50 percent of goal in 2004 to 190 percent in 2005.

 

            The CFC award names and criteria are: president, 75 percent participation or $275 contribution per person employed; chairman, 67 percent participation or $225 contribution per person employed; honor, 60 percent participation or $175 contribution per person employed; merit, 50 percent participation or $125 contribution per person employed; summit, three percent more dollars contributed than the previous year; and leadership, two percent more dollars contributed than the previous year.

 

            The agencies and their awards are: the four services; Defense Intelligence Agency, chairman and summit; the Office of the Secretary of Defense, chairman and summit; NGA, merit, summit and the most outstanding large campaign award; DISA, honor; DLA, honor and summit; the Joint Staff, president and summit; Defense Threat Reduction Agency, honor and summit; the DoD Inspector General’s office, president and summit; WHS, honor and summit; the Missile Defense Agency, president and summit; the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, chairman; Defense Contract Management Agency, chairman, summit and most outstanding mid-sized campaign award; Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, president; Defense Contract Audit Agency, honor and summit; Defense Finance and Accounting Service, president; Pentagon Force Protection Agency, exceeded goal; the DoD Education Activity, merit and summit; Defense Security Cooperation Agency, chairman, summit and the most outstanding small campaign award; the Pentagon Federal Credit Union, merit; DSS, merit; and DECA, summit.