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Excellence in Practice Awards

The Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO) is pleased to announce the 2023 Excellence in Practice Awards, which will recognize the top performers in DoD travel for the value and services they provided to their travel program during Fiscal Year 2022 (accomplishments performed beginning October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022).

The Excellence in Practice Award winners are nominated by their colleagues each Fiscal Year (FY).  We encourage you to submit nominations for individuals that make a difference in your travel program.

Awards will be presented to individuals in the following categories:

The Champion Award: A Lead Defense Travel Administrator (LDTA) who goes above and beyond in providing mentoring and training to their organization.

The Elite Award:  A local help desk team whose superior efforts result in continuous improvement and outstanding customer care.

The Icon Award: A major command or agency whose strategies and tactics enhance their travel program capabilities for their subordinate sites.

The Premier Award:  An Agency Program Coordinator who demonstrates an extraordinary and exemplary commitment to cardholders and stakeholders through proactive education, effective communication, responsive customer service, and outstanding Program Coordination.

Award recipients receive certificates, are recognized on the DTMO website, in the Defense Travel Dispatchand also honored at the annual National Defense Transportation Association's GovTravels Symposium.

The nomination period will open August 2022! Please check back then to view and complete the nomination forms.


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