Congratulatory messages to commemorate the DSP's 70th anniversary




Allies, partners, private sector organizations, and DoD standardization stakeholders are extending their congratulations to the Defense Standardization Program in celebration of its 70th anniversary on July 1, 2022. Please browse our wall of well wishes below and take this opportunity to read the congratulatory letters and remarks from our community, both past and present, and from other partners in standardization. You may download the letters and remarks by clicking on the name of the organization or on the correspondence type (letter, remarks).

ANSI Mr. S. Joe Bhatia Letter
Aerospace Industries Association Mr. Eric Fanning Letter
Under Secretary of Defense (Research & Engineering) Ms. Heidi Shyu Letter
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Science, Technology and Engineering)  Ms. Kristen J. Baldwin Letter
Defense Standardization Program Office (retired) Mr. Gregory E. Saunders Remarks
Defense Standardization Program Office (retired) Mr. Stephen Lowell Remarks
Defense Standardization Program Office (retired) Mr. Alex Melnikow Remarks
Defense Acquisition University Mr. James P. Woolsey Letter
Department of the Army, Army Fuze Management Office   Mr. Homesh Lalbahadur Letter
Department of the Army, Expeditionary Energy & Sustainment Systems  Colonel Kathy M. Brown Letter
IEEE   Mr. James E. Matthews III Letter
Minister of Defense, Republic of Colombia Mr. Diego Molano Aponte Letter
Ministry of Defense, France Lieutenant General Michel Wencker Letter
Ministry of Defense, Sweden Ms. Lena Fagervall Letter
Ministry of Defense, United Kingdom Mr. Stephen Wilcock Letter
Peraton Mr. Jeffrey Burgbacher Letter
PRI Mr. Scott Klavon Remarks


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Wall of Well Wishes





70th Anniversary Remarks Remarks by Mr. Saunders