News: Ellis receives Superior Civilian Service Award
Story by Alicia Embrey
BAGRAM, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Afghanistan District’s Chief of Contract Administration Branch Matt Ellis received the Superior Civilian Service Award from the District commander, Col. Michael Price during a May 16 awards ceremony at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.
Ellis, a resident of Omaha, Neb., received the award, signed by the Transatlantic Division commander Maj. Gen. Michael Eyre, for exceptional meritorious service to the District, from December 15, 2013 to June 14, 2014 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
During his tenure, Ellis was responsible for standing up the Contract Administration Branch, improving Reachback data, and improving processes for contract closeout.
Ellis’ dedication to the mission and selfless service reflects great credit upon himself, the Transatlantic Afghanistan District, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The Superior Civilian Service Award is the third highest Department of the Army honorary award granted by any Commander and nominations reflect superior service or achievement.
He also received the Global War on Terrorism Civilian Service DoD medal and the NATO medal.