ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2014 MARINE CORPS C4 AWARDS DINNER

Date Signed: 3/05/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 092/14

R 042110Z MAR 14  
MAR 092/14
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC C4(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2014 MARINE CORPS C4 AWARDS DINNER//
REF/A/MSGID:DOC/CMC/YMD:20140115//
REF/B/MSGID:MSG/HQMC C4/YMD:20131029//
NARR/REF A IS THE MARINE CORPS COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS PROGRAM.  REF B SOLICITED NOMINATIONS FOR THE C4 AWARDS.//POC/BARLOW, WILLIAM/LTCOL/UNIT:HQMC C4CSP/-/TEL:703-693-3540/EMAIL:WILLIAM.BARLOW(AT)USMC.MIL//POC/BLYDENBURG, MARK/MAJ/UNIT:HQMC C4CS/-/TEL:703-693-3477/EMAIL:MARK.BLYDENBURGH(AT)USMC.MIL//
POC/TVERDOSI, NICHOLAS/CAPT/UNIT:HQMC C4CS/-/TEL:703-693-3477 /EMAIL:NICHOLAS.TVERDOSI(AT)USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  PURPOSE. THE PURPOSE OF THIS MESSAGE IS TO ANNOUNCE THE 2014 ANNUAL COMMAND, CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS, AND COMPUTERS (C4) AWARDS DINNER.
2.  LOCATION. THE AWARDS DINNER WILL BE HELD ON 17 APRIL 2014 AT THE CRYSTAL GATEWAY MARRIOTI, 1700 JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGHWAY,ARLINGTON, VA 22202.
3.  SCHEDULE OF EVENTS. THE MAIN  RECEPTION BEGINS AT 1800,IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED BY THE AWARDS DINNER FROM 1900-2100.
4.  COST. TICKETS ARE 65.00 FOR NON MARINE CORPS ASSOCIATION MEMBERS AND 45.00  FOR MEMBERS. ACTIVE DUTY MARINES MAY ATIEND  AT NO COST BUT MUST CONTACT MCA&F POINT OF CONTACT AT TEL 703-640-0174. TO REGISTER ONLINE AND FOR DRIVING DIRECTIONS VISIT THE MARINE CORPS ASSOCIATION AND FOUNDATION WEBSITE AT HTTP: (DOUBLE SLASH)
WWW.MCA MARINES.ORG AND SELECT PROGRAMS-EVENTS, THEN UPCOMING EVENTS.
5.  DISCUSSION. THE FOLLOWING AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED DURING THE COURSE OF THE DINNER: A. ALFRED M. GRAY TROPHY FOR OUTSTANDING COMMUNICATIONS LEADERSHIP. THE GRAY TROPHY HONORS A MARINE CORPS CAPTAIN FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE MARINE CORPS COMMUNICATIONS MISSION.B. JAMES HAMILTON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT CIVILIAN MARINE OF THE YEAR AWARD. THE HAMILTON AWARD RECOGNIZES A CIVILIAN MARINE WHO PERFORMED  SPECIAL ACTS OF NOTEWORTHY LEADERSHIP AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION TO SUPPORT HIS OR HER COMMAND IN THE AREA OF INFORMATION  TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT.C. PFC HERBERT A. LITILETON  ENLISTED COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS. THE LITILETON ENLISTED COMMUNICATIONS  AWARDS HONOR A NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER FOR OPERATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS EXCELLENCE, A STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER FOR OPERATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS EXCELLENCE AND A NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER FOR ELECTRONICS MAINTENANCE EXCELLENCE.D. LTCOL KEVIN M. SHEA MEMORIAL UNIT AWARD. THE LTCOL KEVIN M. SHEA MEMORIAL UNIT AWARD RECOGNIZES A COMMUNICATIONS  OR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNIT OR ORGANIZATION  WITHIN THE OPFOR OR SUPPORTING ESTABLISHMENT THAT HAS DISTINGUISHED ITSELF BY MAKING THE MOST OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE MARINE CORPS C4 FIELD IN THE DEVELOPMENT OR ADVANCEMENT OF CONCEPTS,DOCTRINE, TECHNOLOGY, OR PROCEDURES THAT IMPROVE MARINE CORPS C4, AND-OR HAS DEMONSTRATED CONTINUAL RESOURCEFULNESS AND RESPONSIVENESS WHILE SUPPORTING THE WAR FIGHTER IN A TACTICAL,OPERATIONAL,OR STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT.
6.  THE GUEST OF HONOR FOR THIS EVENT WILL BE GENERAL JOHN M.PAXTON,JR., ASSISTANT COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.
7.  ENSURE WIDEST DISSEMINATION OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS MSG.
8.  THIS MESSAGE SELF CANCELS ON 1OCTOBER 2014
9.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED  BY BGEN KEVIN J. NALLY, DIRECTOR OF COMMAND,CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS, AND COMPUTERS (C4).//