Albert A. Michelson and Fleet Adm. Chester A. Nimitz Awards
Recognize Outstanding Industry Innovators and Leaders
The Albert A. Michelson Award honors a civilian scientist, technical innovator or group or organization that has demonstrated scientific or technical achievement that has resulted in a significant improvement in the strength of our maritime forces or to the enhancement of our industrial-technology base.
The Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award honors a leader of industry who has made a major contribution to our nation’s maritime strength and/or enhanced our national security. The award is for the person that best exemplifies the leadership, statesmanship and dedication to our country that was exhibited by the award’s namesake, Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz.
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Edward “Sonny” Masso
Executive Director, Naval Historical Foundation
Dr. Bruce Danly
Director of Research, U.S. Navy
California State University Maritime Academy
Mr. Clifton E. Athon
Principle Scientist, Nuclear Fuel Services Inc.
Dr. Ivan Getting
Office of Naval Research
President and CEO, U.S. Navy Memorial
Mr. Jim Herdt
CEO, Herdt Consulting Inc.
Ms. Leanne Caret
Executive Vice President, The Boeing Co., President and CEO, Defense, Space and Security
Mr. Matthew J. Mulherin
Former President, Newport News Shipbuilding
Mr. Michael R. Reed
President, L-3 Power & Control Systems, L-3 Communications
Ivan F. Edenzon
Corporate Vice President, Huntington Ingalls Industries
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The Navy League of the United States is a national organization of more than 37,000 civilian volunteers in 220 local councils throughout the U.S. and overseas. The objectives of the Navy League are to develop and maintain public interest in the U.S. sea services and their missions, offer cooperation and assistance in matters sustaining naval efficiency and to support Sailors, Marines and Coastguardsmen and their families.