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16 January 1997
For Immediate Release

Local Resident Named Security Officer of the Year at APL

Security Officer Carl Ostiguy was honored as The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory's (APL) 1996 Officer of the Year in ceremonies last month. A 21-year veteran of the Security Force, Ostiguy achieved the highest performance evaluation score for the year. Security Force Chief James Whalen calls Ostiguy the "most knowledgeable Security Officer on the force."

The Officer of the Year award was first presented in 1989. Officers are evaluated in 11 categories, including property control, personal access control, rounds, inspections, and interpersonal relations.

Ostiguy is a resident of Elkridge, Md. His parents, Carl Sr. and Marie, live in Odenton, Md.

The Applied Physics Laboratory is a not-for-profit laboratory and independent division of the Johns Hopkins University. APL conducts research and development primarily for national security and for nondefense projects of national and global significance. Located midway between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., in Laurel, Md., APL employs 2,600 permanent staff.

For more information please contact Kristi Marren of the JHU/APL Office of Communications and Public Affairs, 410-792-6268 or 240-228-6268.