INSA Achievement Awards

2017 INSA Achievement Awards

Join INSA as we recognize six promising individuals who have shown the potential to become part of the intelligence and national security communities’ next generation of leadership at the 2017 INSA Achievement Awards Ceremony and Reception. This series of awards recognizes the accomplishments of the Intelligence Community’s rising stars and those who have encouraged and inspired them to strive for excellence.

Six awards, named after previous William Oliver Baker Award recipients, are presented to acknowledge the importance of mentorship and inspire young professionals to strive for excellence in the intelligence, homeland security and national security communities. Past recipients represent a broad range of agencies, organizations, academic institutions and geographic locations.

LTG StewartThe 2017 award recipients will be honored at a reception and awards ceremony on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the United States Institute of Peace. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Vincent R. Stewart, USMC, will provide the keynote address. 

Registration Information

Registration is closed.

The INSA registration desk will open at 6:00 pm. All attendees must stop at the registration desk prior to attending the reception.

About the Venue

All guests attending an event at the United States Institute of Peace must have a valid U.S. photo ID for entry. No exceptions will be made. Guests are required to enter via the 23rd Street entrance. Screening of guests and visitors entering the building using metal detectors is required.

Important Reminders

Please note this is an unclassified event and members of the media will be in attendance. If you have questions regarding media, please contact Ryan Pretzer at

Travel and Parking

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Terms and Conditions

All ticket sales and table purchases are final and binding. It is strongly recommended that all registration requests be fully researched and examined closely prior to confirming your purchase. Once an order has been submitted it may not be cancelled. INSA reserves the right to refund purchases based upon review of any accounting or registration errors. Refund of this nature will only be approved if confirmed due to INSA system disruptions. Please contact Toya Cribbs at if you believe you have been charged in error or otherwise fit the requirements of refund approval.


Thursday, February 23, 2017

 United States Institute of Peace
2301 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC

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Welcome Reception: 6 pm

Program: 7 pm

Dress Code: Business or Service Dress/Class A (Military)

Host Sponsor


Welcome Reception Sponsor

Northrop Grumman

Lasting Impression Sponsor


Registration Sponsor

Penn State ARL

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Commemorative Treat Sponsor


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