The 4th annual INSA Achievement Awards Ceremony will be held November 13 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C., issuing awards to six aspiring young professionals in the intelligence and national security communities. All for potential candidates were due by August 12.
Recently, INSA released the 2013 award winners which include:
- Joan A. Dempsey Mentorship Award
Dr. Amber Aiken, U.S. Army National Ground Intelligence Center
- Sidney D. Drell Academic Award
Lieutenant Colonel Ian McCulloh, US Army Central Command
- Richard J. Kerr Government Award
Trey Smith, Central Intelligence Agency
- Edwin H. Land Industry Award
Dr. Anton Pfeiffer, Northrop Grumman
- William O. Studeman Military Award
Gunnery Sergeant James Brenneis, United States Marine Corps
- John W. Warner Homeland Security Award
Lindsay Hovis, Pennsylvania State Police
Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency will serve as keynote speaker. After establishing the Achievement Awards in 2010, INSA has vied to recognize and appreciate the accomplishments of rising stars and those who have encouraged them to excel.
Past recipients have continued their work and taken on more responsibility within the intelligence and national security sectors, motivated to consider every opportunity as a demonstration of their skills, vision and commitment to the nation”s defense.
Help recognize these six stellar early achievers for the accreditation they deserve.
For additional information on these awards and their criteria, visit the or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earlier this year, INSA also launched two new features to its website aimed at linking job opportunities with current and future cyber and intelligence professionals.
The first addition is the INSA Job Board, which exists as a forum to post and search for job opportunities.
INSA also launched an interactive e-zine, Cyber Jobs for America, targeted at connecting future and current cyber professionals with jobs by breaking down job opportunities by knowledge skills, academic programs and educational options.
The awards, named after previous recipients of the William Oliver Baker Award, are:
• Richard J. Kerr Government Award – Civilian government employees
• William O. Studeman Military Award – Uniformed military
• Sidney D. Drell Academic Award – Graduate Students & Untenured Professors
• Edwin H. Land Industry Award – Contractor or non-governmental employees
• John W. Warner Homeland Security Award – First responders and domestic government