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ASN RD&A Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers Award

Recognition and acknowledgement of DoN's most exceptional scientists and engineers

It is incumbent upon Naval leaders to demonstrate support and appreciation for our workforce. Towards that goal, the Top Scientists and Engineers Award is given annually to scientists and engineers who have clearly demonstrated superior accomplishments during the year preceding the award ceremony. The accomplishment is technically outstanding and highly beneficial operationally to DON, DoD, and national defense.

To expedite the process, the Nominations Guidance Package is provided for commands and their claimancies with deserving candidates to have sufficient time to put together a highly professional nomination that supports the receipt of an award.


Ceremony: Mid June

Top Scientists and Engineers of the Year Award to recognize and acknowledge the excellence of Navy and Marine Corps highest performing scientists and engineers.

It is incumbent upon us as leaders to continually demonstrate support and appreciation for our workforce


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