SAIC's Julius Caesar Wins Prestigious Service Award
(MCLEAN, VA) - Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today that Julius “JC” Caesar, senior vice president for product development in the Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Group has been given the prestigious Blacks in Government (BIG) Meritorious Service Award for personal achievement.
The BIG Meritorious Service Award recognizes outstanding military service members and civilians who have distinguished themselves through significant contribution to their service in the global war on terrorism, the advancement of African-Americans, and the promotion of diversity and equal employment opportunity in the Department of Defense.
“We are proud to have JC on the RDT&E team,” said Trey Smith, SAIC president of the RDT&E Group. “He is an outstanding leader and has made an immediate impact in establishing product development as a significant path for growth for SAIC. We are very pleased that JC was formally recognized for his leadership and promotion of diversity.”
Caesar, a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy Reserve, received the award on August 25, 2006, in a ceremony in New York City. He has devoted countless hours speaking at youth and community educational forums, mentoring, and serving in various leadership roles. Caesar improved the overall representation of African-Americans in senior level positions and ranks within the U.S. Navy by helping to ensure fairness for women, and other minorities in Navy policies, and on selection and promotion boards.
SAIC is the largest employee-owned research and engineering company in the United States, with more than 43,000 employees in over 150 cities worldwide. For the fiscal year ended January 31, 2006, the company reported annual revenues of $7.8 billion. SAIC engineers and scientists solve complex technical problems in national security, homeland security, energy, the environment, space, telecommunications, health care, and logistics. SAIC: FROM SCIENCE TO SOLUTIONS™
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