General Counsel of the Navy Announces 2020 Achievement Awards

21 August 2020

From U.S. Navy Office of Information

WASHINGTON - The General Counsel of the Navy, The Honorable Robert J. Sander, announced the Department of the Navy (DON) Office of the General Counsel (OGC) Achievement Awards for 2020 on August 11, 2020.

The General Counsel of the Navy, The Honorable Robert J. Sander, announced the Department of the Navy (DON) Office of the General Counsel (OGC) Achievement Awards for 2020 on August 11, 2020. 

The Achievement Awards highlight Navy and Marine Corps civilian attorneys and staff in DON OGC who display the upmost professional achievement and personal excellence.

The 2020 Achievement Award recipients include:

  • The Eugene P. Angrist Award recipient is Mr. Robert L. Woods (Retired), Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs).
  • The William R. Molzahn Leadership Award recipient is Ms. Louise A. Vitale, Counsel, Office of Legislative Affairs.
  • The C. John Turnquist Award for Volunteer Service Award recipient is Mr. Darren S. Jump, Counsel, Western Area Counsel Office, Office of Counsel for the Commandant of the Marine Corps.
  • The Support Staff Achievement Award recipient is Ms. Cathy Padgett, Office of Counsel, Naval Air Systems Command.
  • The Acquisition Law Achievement Award recipient is Mr. John McHugh, Office of Counsel, Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, Naval Warfare Systems Command.
  • The Environmental Achievement Award recipient is Mr. Michael Waters, Office of Counsel, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest.
  • The Ethics Achievement Award recipient is Ms. Kourtney Osegueda, Office of Counsel, Military Sealift Command Headquarters.
  • The Fiscal Law Achievement Award recipient is Ms. Candi Alfred, Office of Counsel, Naval Air Systems Command Headquarters.
  • The Junior Attorney Achievement Award recipient Ms. Courtney Hatcher, Office of Counsel, Naval Supply Systems Command, Weapons Systems Support Philadelphia.

The annual DON OGC Achievement Awards were announced during the first DON OGC Virtual Symposium.

The DON OGC is comprised of more than 1,100 attorneys and professional support staff located in over 140 offices throughout the world. DON OGC has provided legal advice to the Navy and Marine Corps since 1941 and is one of the largest legal offices in the U.S. Government.  

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