FALLS CHURCH, Va. (September 16, 2011) -For the third consecutive year, DI’s C-21A Contractor LogisticsSupport (CLS) team has earned the Federal Aviation Administration’s(FAA) prestigious Diamond Award for Excellence. The C-21A CLS teamprovides total maintenance support for the U.S. Air Force C-21fleet in the U.S., Germany and Southwest Asia.
The FAA’s Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Award program isbased on the commitment of maintenance technicians to improvesafety by actively participating in initial and recurring trainingprograms to further their technical knowledge. The Diamond Award isthe highest corporate award, and the program includes bothindividual and corporate recognition.
The award recognizes completion by 100-percent of anorganization’s eligible maintenance technicians of specialized,continuous training in aircraft systems, regulations and FAA rulesover a 12-month period. In addition to the Diamond Award, which ispresented to the company, each mechanic receives an AviationMaintenance Technician award based on the number of training hourslogged.
“The award recognizes our dedication to continuous training andemployee development,” said Jeffrey Roth, C-21A CLS programdirector. “In aviation, we know how important it is to continuouslyincrease maintenance skills and safety awareness – when there iszero room for error, training is critical.”
Catherine Gridley, vice president of DI’s Aviation businessarea, congratulated the C-21A team for their achievement. “For morethan 60 years, DI has been known for aviation excellence; safetyand training are the cornerstones of that reputation. The FAADiamond Award demonstrates our commitment and success in meetingthe U.S. government’s highest standard for aviation training,” shesaid.
About DynCorp International
DynCorp International is a global government servicesprovider working in support of U.S. national security and foreignpolicy objectives, delivering support solutions for defense,diplomacy and international development. DI operates major programsin logistics, platform support, contingency operations, andtraining and mentoring to reinforce security, community stability,and the rule of law. DynCorp International is headquartered inFalls Church, Va. For more information, visit www.dyn-intl.com.