Army scientist honored for exceptional service

Dr. Jay Loomis, recently retired Senior Research Scientist from the US Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, addresses a small crowd at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. after receiving the highest honorary award granted by the Secretary of the Army, the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service.

Dr. Jay Loomis, recently retired Senior Research Scientist from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, addresses a small crowd at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., after receiving the highest honorary award granted by the Secretary of the Army, the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service.

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (June 10, 2013) — A recently retired Army research scientist was the focus of honors June 7 during ceremonies here.

The Army honored senior research scientist Dr. Jester (Jay) Loomis during a small ceremony with family and coworkers hosted by Eric Edwards, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center director.

Loomis’s award, signed by Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, was the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service and it is the highest Department of the Army honorary award granted by the Secretary of the Army.

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