• Correspondence Excellence Awards


Individual Award

In September 2012, the Executive Secretary established the Individual Award for Correspondence Excellence to:
  • Reinforce high standards for correspondence excellence across the Department of Defense
  • Reward our hardworking action officers
Quarterly, the Executive Secretary presents awards to individuals who meet the highest of standards in preparing correspondence that directly supports Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense decision making.
For full details on the award, including how to recommend a deserving individual, please review the implementing memorandum


Component Award

The Component Award for Correspondence Excellence recognizes:

  • Timely submission of responses and other pertinent correspondence to and on behalf of the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense
  • Compliance with the Department's high standards for correspondence excellence
Monthly, the Executive Secretary awards the Component with the highest score as based on several criteria.  The criteria are weighted to capture the differing levels of correspondence and the relative correspondence workloads of Components. The Component with the most monthly awards from January through December wins the annual award.

Individual Award for Correspondence Excellence

 The Executive Secretary is pleased to announce the recipients for the 1st Quarter FY18


 

CDR George M. Dolan, USN, JCS

Lt Col Barry E. Little, USAF, JCS

Mr. Carl "Doug" Johnson, P&R

Capt Mark Kociba, USMC, Policy

Mr. Jason Campbell, Policy

Mr. Don Johnson, AT&L

Ms. Melinda Woods, AT&L

CY 2017 Component Award Winners for Correspondence Excellence



The Executive Secretary is pleased to announce Army Office as the August 2017 Component Award Winner




(View Previous Component Award Winners)


 

Correspondence Trophy 

January

February

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April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December 

Army

Army

UPR

DCMO

PA

PA

DCMO

Army 

DCMO

LA

PA

PA