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Jesse D. Bartley was presented with the James P. Mitchell Award for his management in building the U.S. Army Chemical Research, Development and Engineering Center's distributed computing network.

Bartleyis a computer equipment analyst in the Information Systems Command, a support element at CRDEC.

The Mitchell Award was established in 1980 in honor of the late director of support elements at Edgewood Arsenal, CRDEC's predecessor.It is presented annually to an individual at CRDEC for recognition of outstanding support of mission programs.

Bartley has been a federal employee for more than 34 years. He lives in Edgewood with his wife, Hilda, also an employee at CRDEC, and their two sons, Duane and Brian.

Bartley has been active in the Boy Scouts program since 1973and currently is scoutmaster of Troop 754.


Five soldiers from Aberdeen Proving Ground were honored in ceremonies May 2.

Sgt. David Weaver, supply sergeant for the Recovery and Systems Division at Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 16th Ordnance Battalion, U.S. Army Ordnance Center and School, was named the Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter.

Spc. Jimmy D. Easter, a chemicaloperations specialist with the Maintenance Operations Procedures Detachment, U.S. Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command, was named Soldier of the Quarter.

Honored with Harford County Chamber of Commerce Sergeants Major Impact Awards were Sgt. Boise E. Garner Jr., Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 143rd Ordnance Battalion, U.S.Army Ordnance Center and School; Cpl. Maria G. Cobbins, U.S. Army Human Engineering Laboratory, and Spc. James F. Collins, U.S. Army TestMeasurement and Diagnostic Equipment Support Center.


D. Dale Rhodes, Harford Community College's director of adult occupational education, has announced his retirement after 24 years at the college.

Rhodes has held several positions, including director of the technical center, associate dean of technical education,dean of occupational education, director of European studies and dean of overseas studies and programs.

He plans to continue his current position at HCC through August. Marlene Lieb, director of admissions at HCC, will fill his post.

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