QUANTICO, Va. – The Defense Security Service (DSS) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award. Fifty-one facilities were selected for the award, which is presented at the annual NCMS training seminar on June 12, 2019, in St. Louis, Mo.
These 51 facilities were chosen from approximately 13,000 cleared facilities. The award criterion focuses on principles of industrial security excellence. Factors include establishing and maintaining a security program that far exceeds the basic National Industrial Security Program requirements; and providing leadership to other cleared facilities in establishing best practices while maintaining the highest standards for security.