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​The 2016 Awards Ceremony and Luncheon

The FGDLA annual awards ceremony and luncheon was held Thursday, Dec. 8, at the 2016 Government Video Expo (GV EXPO) and Government Learning Technology Symposium (GLTS), Walter E. Washington Conference Center, Wash., D.C. The awards ceremony recognized individuals and organizations throughout the Federal Government in their use of innovative learning technologies.

Order individual valued team member organizational award medallions!

The Association would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to Polycom for sponsoring the awards and Hughes for sponsoring the reception.

Awards Group Picture

Individual awards

Hall of Fame Award
Dr. Kenneth P. Pisel ​National Defense University J​oint Forces Staff College

Pioneer Award
Andrea Simonelli Naval Air Warfare Center

Pioneer Award
Dale Carpenter ​Distance Learning Group ​National Park Service

Pioneer Award
Dr. Damon Regan ​Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative

Pioneer Award
JoAnne Green ​iCollege ​National Defense University

Pioneer Award
Paul Thurkettle NATO E-Learning Allied Command Transformation

Organizational Awards

Eagle Award ​
College of Distance Education & Training ​Marine Corps University

Special Recognition
Award ​Broadcast & Media Group NewBay Media

Pillar Award
​E-Learning Media Group

Innovation Award
​NATO E-Learning Division Allied Transportation Command

Innovation Award
Distance Learning Group ​National Park Service

Innovation Award
Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative

Five Star Award
Acquisition Career Management Group Federal Aviation Administration

Five Star Award
Digital Learning Network National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Five Star Award ​
Information Technology Dept. Naval Air Warfare Center