TSA’s 2020 Honor Award Recipients include four individual and team award winners at Dallas Fort Worth Airport

Awards recognize high level of performance and extraordinary commitment to TSA’s security mission
National Press Release
Thursday, December 10, 2020

DALLAS, TEXAS – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recognized the agency’s highest performers and teams of 2020 during its annual awards ceremony. The national awards recognize teams and individuals who maintain the highest standards of conduct, are dedicated professionals, acting with conviction and honesty. 

Additionally, recognitions were awarded to individuals and teams that have served as a positive force in identifying, crafting, promoting, and implementing creative solutions that significantly impact TSA operations locally or across the enterprise. Awardees demonstrate a sophisticated knowledge and implementation of new tools, pilot studies, stakeholder collaboration, and other innovative resources available to TSA employees.

“I am honored to work with the dedicated men and women of TSA at DFW Airport,” said TSA Federal Security Director Kriste Jordan Smith. “2020 marks the highest number of individual and team award winners. These dedicated professionals sought solutions as COVID-19 escalated, identified new and successful ways to communicate with the traveling public, partnered closely with industry, and demonstrated a commitment to innovation.”

A total of ten TSA employees from DFW were recognized in four award categories and they include:

  • DFW COVID 19 Response Team: Robert Nunnery, Carl Glusick, Gary King, Michael Vickerman, Jeremy Motley, John Reed, Dunk Hall and Chancey Scott
  • Blogger Bob Award: Crystal Cherry
  • Core Values Award: Robert Nunnery
  • Innovation Award: Jorge Perez

All winners were nominated by coworkers, supervisors and peers – they were then selected by a committee who reviewed nominations nationwide, and determined winners. Follow link for full list of winners – link to be provided by TSA HQ after awards are announced.