2019 MCAF Intelligence Awards Dinner
Updated: Nov 15, 2019
Troika Solutions was honored to celebrate the best and brightest of the Marine Corps’ Intelligence Community at the annual Marine Corps Association and Foundation Intelligence Awards Dinner on September 26, 2019 at the Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. This annual event showcases the Marine Corps’ Intelligence field and provides the opportunity to recognize the professional accomplishments of the top performing Intelligence Community Marines, civilians, and units from the previous year.
Troika Solutions and FCN Inc. co-sponsored the Lance Corporal James E. Swain Marine Corps Intelligence Enlisted of the Year Award, which was presented to Lance Corporal Jason Hanna, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines. The award recognized Lance Corporal Hanna’s outstanding contributions to a Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Sentinel Freedom. Mr. Stuart Nachman, Mr. Doug Keller, Mr. Jason Mitzel, and Mr. Scott Uchytil were thrilled to be part of such an inspiring ceremony. Mr. Uchytil had the honor of sitting next to the award winner and his parents, stating, “it was a privilege sitting next LCpl Hanna and his parents....sharing stories with them and enjoying a great evening...they are a testament to the quality and character of Americans that are drawn to serve their country.”
The event was a tremendous opportunity for government and industry to come together, hear from senior leadership, and share in the esprit de corps of the night. Brigadier General Melvin Carter, Director of Intelligence, provided the introduction for the guest speaker, Lieutenant General Lori Reynolds, Deputy Commandant for Information. The Deputy Commandant charged with leading the Corps in the Information Environment, LtGen Reynolds spoke of the need for government-industry partnerships and the imperative for a military that is agile, technically superior, and faster than our adversaries in the Information Environment stating, “In the next fight, it won’t be the big that eat the small, it will be the fast that eat the slow.”
The event was capped off with Troika Solutions participating in the award presentation to Lance Corporal Hanna. This was an inspiring event, which Troika Solutions was proud to have been a sponsor.
Edited by Sarah Plaut