2022 STEM Military Hero Award Winners

Reginald S. Bourgeois, Ph.D.

Chief, Technical Support Branch, Operations Division
Albuquerque District 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army

Francisco Castaneda III, P.E.

Air Quality Subject Matter Expert and Air Program Information
Management System Program Management Office Chief
Air Force Installation & Mission Support Center, Air Force Civil Engineer Center,
Compliance Technical Support Branch

U.S. Air Force

Maj Ruben I. Ihuit

Chief, Military Global Positioning Systems User Equipment Engineering Branch 
Space Systems Command 

U.S. Space Force 

David Guadalupe, P.E.

Chief Engineer
46th Test Squadron
Air Force Test Center

U.S. Air Force 

Major Sergio A. Martinez

Deputy Chief 
PNT Test & Evaluation Branch 
Space Systems Command 

U.S. Space Force 

Margarita (Margie) Ordaz

Research Civil Engineer
Airfields and Pavements Branch
Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory
U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army 

Captain Jaymason T. Shelton

Flight Commander
335th Training Squadron (AETC)

U.S. Air Force

Clara Villarreal Varner

Deputy Chief Scientist 
Advanced Science & Technology (AS&T) Directorate

National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)

Eva B. Vélez, P.E.

Chief Ecosystem Branch/Program Manager 
Jacksonville District 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army