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NNSA Honors SRS Employees for Excellence

November 4, 2015

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Don Zecha, center, representative of the Savannah River Site R&D Assembly Load and Test Team, accepts the Defense Programs Award of Excellence from NNSA-Savannah River Field Office Manager Doug Dearolph, left, and NNSA Acting Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs Brigadier General S.L. Davis. 

AIKEN, S.C. -- The National Nuclear Security Administration has honored six teams of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) employees for their outstanding contributions to the nation’s defense, with special kudos for one team’s “exceptional” achievement.

NNSA Acting Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs Brigadier General S.L. Davis presented the employees with Defense Programs (DP) Awards of Excellence, which is given for “significant contributions the Stockpile Stewardship Program.”  The award recognized their roles in initiatives that increased efficiency, reduced potential for error, developed new approaches for future work, and enabled safe operations following an unprecedented weather event. Gen. Davis also announced that one of the six teams is among a small number of honorees that he personally selected from all DP Award winners nationwide for special recognition.

Gen. Davis praised all of the award-winning teams for their accomplishments on behalf of the nation’s security, saying, “The extra effort put in by these people is really remarkable.”

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