WASHINGTON, D.C.—Charles R. Armstrong, Assistant Commissioner and Chief Information Officer, Office of Information and Technology, recently earned a prestigious 2013 Most Valuable Player award bestowed by the Government Technology and Services Coalition (GTSC) during their second anniversary celebration.
"On behalf of the entire agency, I would like to congratulate AC Armstrong on this award," said CBP Acting Commissioner Thomas S. Winkowski. "Because of the efforts of Charlie Armstrong and the Office of Information and Technology, CBP's technology remains on the cutting edge and gives our frontline officers and agents the tools needed to protect the country while facilitating legitimate trade and travel."
The MVP award is presented by GTSC to an exceptional official who modernizes or improves the performance of an agency, component, program or division to increase capacity, speed delivery, use innovation or improve performance.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.