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2021 STEM Military Hero Award Winners

Liliana Alvarado-Ortiz

Deputy Program Manager
Survivability Assurance Office (SAO)

National Reconnaissance Office

Ingrid Bon, P.E. 

Project Manager Forward
Programs and Project Management Division (PPMD)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District

U.S. Army

1st Lt Pablo Buenrostro

Fuze and Warhead Branch Principal Investigator and Portfolio Manager
Air Force Research Laboratory
Munitions Directorate, Ordnance Division, Fuzes and Warheads Branch, Warheads Section

U.S. Air Force

Alfredo C. Lopez-Estrada

General Engineer 
Commercial Item Group

Defense Contract Management Agency

Lauren M. Perez 

Deputy Project Lead for the High Energy Laser Counter AntiShip Cruise Missile Project (HELCAP)
Test and Evaluation Division

Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division
U.S. Navy

Capt. Arturo L. Urquieta

Aide-de-Camp to the Commander 
Air Force District of Washington
Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

U.S. Air Force

Luis N. Valcourt-Colon

Lead Software Developer for the Battle Management System High Volume Long Range Precision Strike
Weapons Control & Integration (H) Department, H-45 Branch

Naval Surface Warfare Center
Dahlgren Division
U.S. Navy

Christopher M. Valdez, Ph.D.

Research Biologist (Neuroscience)
Radio Frequency Branch

Air Force Research Laboratory
U.S. Air Force

Oscar A. Velez-Ramos, EI, M.E.

Civil Engineer
Engineering and Construction Division Hydrology and Hydraulics Branch Hydraulic Engineering Section

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Louis District
U.S. Army