SECNAV Seeks Innovators and Problem Solvers

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Department of the Navy (DON) is one of the most talented and resourceful expeditionary forces in the world and Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Ray Mabus, would like to recognize the ingenuity Sailors, Marines and DON civilians showcase every day.

“I want the entire workforce, from the most senior admirals, generals and civilian executives to recruits and officer candidates, to look for ways to improve their organizations and accomplish their missions,” said Mabus. “Also, continue to push to develop capabilities and concepts that make us more agile and resilient regardless of challenges on our horizon.”

The 2016 SECNAV Innovation Awards recognize personnel who have made significant achievements in one of eight different categories. Also, new to this year’s awards is a trophy design contest. DON personnel can enter the contest as an individual or as a member of a two-person team.

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