Al Grasso Receives AFCEA's David Sarnoff AwardMay 2016
MITRE President and CEO Al Grasso has been named as the 2015 winner of the David Sarnoff Award from the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA). Named for one of AFCEA's founders, the Sarnoff Award is the organization’s most prestigious honor; it recognizes individuals who have made “lasting and significant contributions to global peace and security."
Grasso, an AFCEA member since 1999, served as chairman of the board from 2012 to 2014 and vice chairman from 2010 to 2012. He was recognized in part for his support for the AFCEA's Educational Foundation, as well as for his other efforts to advance educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for young people.