U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii Receives 2022 FEB Government Achievement Awards | Article

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii and several personnel were honored at the annual Honolulu Federal Executive Council Government Excellence Awards Ceremony- Pacific 2022, held on May 6.

The garrison won five awards:

  • Federal Employee of the Year – Trades and Crafts: Cody AM Hashimoto, Electronics Mechanic
  • Mentor of the Year: Jonathan C. Winchester, Biologist
  • Federal Leader/Supervisor/Manager of the Year: Tony Gainey, Director of Public Works
  • Federal Employee of the Year – Professional, Administrative, Technical: Jamie Gutierrez, Executive Assistant
  • Team Excellence: Task Force Ohana, U.S. Army Garrison Hawaii

Each year during Public Service Appreciation Week, the Honolulu-Pacific Federal Executive Council recognizes top performing federal employees in the local community and highlights innovative efforts that advance the missions of federal agencies.

Award nominations are reviewed by steering committees using criteria for various categories, such as leadership, customer service and innovation.

Other Army honorees included:

  • Outstanding Community Service: Capt. Jesus E. Reyes Rivera, G8, 311th Signal Command
  • Federal Employee of the Year – Office Clerk and Assistant: SSC. Adam Ross C. Faldas, Human Resources Specialist, 311th Signal Command
  • Federal Employee of the Year – Clerical and Assistant: Maiko Hashizume, Administrative Support, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade
  • Federal Employee of the Year – Office Worker and Assistant: Sasha K Yahiku-Brown, Field Office Assistant, Corps of Engineers – Pacific Ocean Division
  • Federal Employee of the Year – Professional, Administrative, Technical: Edwin S. Ancheta, Deputy G4, 311th Signal Command, Theater
  • Federal Employee of the Year – Professional, Administrative, Technical: Shuhei Kawabata, Translator, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade
  • Federal Employee of the Year – Professional, Administrative, Technical: Colin K. Waki, Contracts Specialist, Corps of Engineers – Pacific Ocean Division
  • Federal Employee of the Year – Professional, Administrative, Technical: Keane Y. Yorita, Force Management Analyst, US Army Pacific
  • Federal Employee of the Year – Trades and Crafts: Gary Cooper, Maintenance Worker, Corps of Engineers – Pacific Ocean Division
  • Federal Leader/Supervisor/Manager of the Year: Lorenzo J. Lopez, Contracts Manager, Regional Contracts Office – Hawaii, 413th Contracts Support Brigade
  • Federal Leader/Supervisor/Manager of the Year: Richard Keene, Supervisory Management Analyst, 311 Signal Command
  • Federal Leader/Supervisor/Manager of the Year: Gregory Yamamoto, Technical Information Specialist, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade
  • Federal Leader/Supervisor/Manager of the Year: Michael F. Wong, Deputy Director of Programs and Project Manager, Corps of Engineers – Pacific Ocean Division
  • Federal Leader/Supervisor/Manager of the Year: Jose Raul Ortiz, Installation Transportation Officer, AFSBn – Hawaii, US Army Pacific
  • Mentor of the Year: Karen L. Reed, Field Office Assistant, Corps of Engineers – Pacific Ocean Division
  • Team Excellence: Tripler Army Medical Center Public Affairs Team, Regional Health Command Pacific
  • Team Excellence: G8, 311 Signal Command
  • Team Excellence: Open Source Training Team, U.S. Army Asian Studies Detachment, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade
  • Team Excellence: F22 Fighter Alert Facility, Corps of Engineers – Pacific Ocean Division
  • Team Excellence: G4/3 Support Unit Logistics Team (USAR), US Army Pacific

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