The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announced its six winners of the 2013 USGIF Awards Program. This year’s recipients include the Dover Area High School’s Geospatial Technology Program (Academic Achievement); Richard M. Medina, George Mason University (Academic Research); Melissa Martz, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (Administrative/Support); Robert L. Arbetter, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (Government Achievement); Pixia Corp. (Industry); and the TacSat-3 Exploitation Team (Military Achievement). The winners received their awards this morning during general session at the GEOINT 2013* Symposium in Tampa, Florida.
“We received a record number of nominations for the 2013 USGIF Awards Program and the quality of the submissions was extraordinary,” said Kevin Jackson, USGIF’s Awards Subcommittee Chair. “From the curious high school student’s first glimpse into the tradecraft to our trail-blazing veterans, the contributions were significant and meaningful. In every single nomination package there is a story of commitment, passion and unwavering dedication to mission–all intended to make this world a better place.”