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NDIA to Present Patricia Plotkowski with 2016 Red Ball Express Award

ARLINGTON, Va., April 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Defense Industrial Association's (NDIA) Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Division today announced Patricia E. Plotkowski, Deputy Project Manager, Transportation Systems, as the recipient of its 2016 Red Ball Express Award.

The award is presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to strengthening our national security by developing, introducing or supporting tactical wheeled vehicles. Ms. Plotkowski's leadership and expertise has led to a legacy that includes enhancing the warfighter's maneuverability on the battlefield. She was instrumental in the implementation of the Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA) TWV Strategy through execution of the TWV Fleet Plan presented to Congress. Additionally, her work has included the execution of acquisition and total life management of numerous key vehicle fleets.

"We are pleased to present Ms. Patricia Plotkowski with the 2016 Red Ball Express Award," said Ronald W. Johnson, Chairman of NDIA Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Division. "Ms. Plotkowski's superior leadership and performance in a broad range of transportation assignments throughout her 32-year career exemplifies the spirit of the award."

The formal Red Ball Express Award presentation to Ms. Plotkowski will take place on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, during the 2016 Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA.

The latest conference agenda and registration information can be found here.

About NDIA

The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is America's leading defense industry association promoting national security. NDIA provides a legal and ethical forum for the exchange of information between industry and government on national security issues. NDIA and its members foster the development of the most innovative and superior equipment, training and support for warfighters and first responders through its divisions, local chapters, affiliated associations and events.

CONTACT: Ashley Saunders asaunders@ndia.org 703-247-2579

Source:National Defense Industrial Association(NDIA)