Blacks In Government Announces

2020 Military Meritorious Service Award Winners


The Blacks In Government Military Meritorious Service Award honors military members and Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees, men and women, who have supported the DoD mission, overseas contingency operations, or whose attributes best epitomized the qualities and core values of their respective Military Service or other DoD Component.

This year, BIG will conduct a Virtual Military Meritorious Service Award Ceremony on September 9, 2020 beginning at 10:00 a.m.(Eastern) and will recognize the Winner from each respective DoD Component/Organization. Details will follow on Virtual Webinar.

Congratulations to this year’s Winners!

               DoD Component/Organization                                 Nominee                    
Department of the Army Ms. Mechelle Hale
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Ms. Pearl Foster
United States Coast Guard LT Tanesha Green-Baker
United States Navy Mr. Jackie (Jack) Jackson
United States Air Force Lt Col Jason M. Newcomer
United States Marine Corps Mr. Anthon B. Rahatt