12/19/2012– JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic (SSC Atlantic) was awarded the 2012 Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (USD (AT&L)) Workforce Development Gold Award for large organizations at Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes December 17th.
The award, accepted by Mr. Christopher Miller, SSC Atlantic’s Executive Director, recognizes SSC Atlantic as a Department of Defense acquisition, technology and logistics organization with more than 500 employees that has made exemplary contributions to career-long development of its acquisition workforce.
"This award is an honor and a true testament to SSC Atlantic's commitment to providing an outstanding working environment for our workforce," Miller said. "This prestigious award demonstrates the exceptional dedication and work of the entire SSC Atlantic team."
SSC Atlantic’s career development contributions included tuition assistance, graduate programs, leadership development programs and specialized training focused on building capability to deliver new technologies to customers.
Maintaining and enhancing previous learning and development programs enabled the center to advance from recognition as a silver award recipient in 2011 to achieving gold status in 2012.
Capt. Mark Glover, Commanding Officer for SSC Atlantic said "I am proud to command an organization with such a talented workforce that every day makes IT (Information Technology) count for the warfighter and the nation."
SSC Atlantic’s headquarters are located in Charleston, S.C., and has major detachments in Hampton Roads, VA, New Orleans, LA, Washington D.C. and several other Southeastern U.S. locations. SSC Atlantic overseas locations are in Europe, the Middle East and Antarctica.
SSC Atlantic rapidly delivers and supports solutions that enable information dominance for naval, joint, national and coalition warfighters. The organization is a leading edge Navy engineering center that designs, builds, tests, fields and supports many of the finest frontline advanced command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems in use today, and those being planned for the future.