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Awards and Recognition

Culmen International is proud to have received awards and commendations for our work including:
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Nuclear Weapons Safety and Security Team Award

  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Award

  • The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Lean Six Sigma Award

  • NSWC Headquarters (HQ) Continuous Process Improvement Award

  • US Navy Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) AIR 6.0 Commander’s Award, Logistics/Industrial Category

  • Defense Institute of International Legal Studies Peer Award

  • Department of Energy Secretary of Energy Award

  • 2019 Public Sector Innovation Award for Navy Total Force Manpower Management System Modernization Project

Letters from:
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

    • United States Coast Guard (USCG) International Affairs

    • TSA

  • Department of State (DOS)

    • U.S. Liaison Office Kenya

    • U.S. Embassy Pakistan

  • Department of Defense (DoD)

    • U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)

    • U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

    • U.S. Attaché Office, Abuja, Nigeria

    • George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies (GCMC) Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) program

    • Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

      • DTRA/GNS Ukraine Nuclear Security Readiness Program

      • Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP)

      • Cooperative Threat Reduction Program A&AS Support

      • Cooperative Biological Engagement Program Africa

      • Global Nuclear Security (GNS) Programx

      • Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation Prevention Program (WMD-PPP)

    • Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)

      • Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) of Defense Academics and Security Studies Institutes

      • Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP)

  • Department of Energy (DOE)

    • Second Line of Defense (SLD) Azerbaijan

    • NNSA SLD Sustainability Program

    • NNSA SLD Office of International Material Protection and Cooperation

    • NNSA Office of Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence (NSDD)

    • NNSA Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI)

    • Office of Global Material Security (GMS) 

    • Office of International Nuclear Security (INS)

  • International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) Radiological Nuclear Terrorism Prevention Unit (RNTPU)

Thanks to the hard work of our employees, the support of our families, and the loyalty of our clients, Culmen has additionally been honored with:
  • Multi-time awardee on Washington Business Journal 75 Fastest Growing Companies in Greater Washington

  • Washington Business Journal 100 Largest Private Companies in Greater DC

  • Four time awardee of the Virginia Fantastic 50 Award, as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US and the Commonwealth of Virginia

  • Eleven time awardee of the Inc. 5000 Award for the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

  • SmartCEO 100 Best Run Companies in the Washington, DC region

  • Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) Contractor of the Year (6-12 Million)

  • SECAF Contractor of the Year (under 6 Million)

  • The Patriot Award for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves

In addition, our CEO and founder, Dan Berkon, is a personal recipient of the DoD David Packard Award for Acquisition and Logistics, the Admiral Stark Award for Innovation, the DTRA Outstanding Team Award, and the NAVAIR Award for Acquisition Excellence.

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