Zavorka earns Army Cyber Award

TORRINGTON - Goshen County native son Chief Warrant Officer Four Charles Zavorka recently earned the AFCEA Saint Isadore Army Cyber Award.

Zavorka was among five recipients of the Gold Level Medallion, given for the highest level of contribution to Army Cyber Mission.

A graduate of Torrington High School, Zavorka has been in the United States Army for 20 years, specializing in Intelligence. He served one year in Iraq and currently is stationed at Augusta, Ga.

According to the announcement, the AFCEA Saint Isidore Award/Medal recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional initiative, leadership, insight and cyber excellence within their area of expertise. The award consists of three levels, Gold, Silver
and Bronze.

The Gold Level Medallion recognizes those who have rendered conspicuous, long-term service. Recipients have so singularly distinguished themselves as contributors to Army Cyber Mission that they have few peers. Recipients will be awarded a gold medallion with a ribbon, a certificate, and have their name placed on a plaque at a place to be determined at a
later date.

Zavorka is the son of Charles and Dorothy Zavorka of Torrington. He is married and has two adult children.

The Silver Level Medallion recognizes senior field grade officers, Command Sergeants Major, and Sergeants Major, and DA Civilians who have made significant contributions to the promotion of Army Cyber Mission in ways that stand out in the eyes of the recipients, their superiors, and subordinates and peers. These individuals must also demonstrate the highest standards of integrity and moral character, display an outstanding degree of professional competence and serve the Army Cyber Mission with distinction.

The Bronze Level Medallion recognizes government civilians, or uniformed members of the armed forces who have demonstrated the highest standards of integrity, moral character, professional competence and selflessness, while contributing significantly to the promotion and betterment of the Army Cyber Command.

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