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American Logistics Association's Presents Lifetime Achievement Award For 2010

Bellevue, Washington - October 21, 2010

ALA recognized two industry leaders with the ALA Lifetime Achievement Award at the national convention in Bellevue, WA.  Congratulations to Doug McAlister, Director, Worldwide Military Team, Coca Cola North America, and Mickey McDonald, Vice-President, Headquarter Sales, Dunham & Smith Agencies for a long career of accomplishments. The Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 1993.

The award is granted to individuals, by the ALA Board of Directors, whose leadership and outstanding commitment to providing quality of life benefits for U.S. Military personnel and their families has been nothing short of exemplary.

Doug McAlister has enjoyed a long and successful career in the Military Resale industry.  He is a former two-time Chairman of the ALA Board, and has testified twice before the U.S. House of Representatives Military Personnel sub-committee on quality of life benefits on behalf of the Military Resale Community.  Additionally, Doug has served on the ALA Board as Treasurer and Chairman of the Commissary Conference.

Mike”Mickey” McDonald is Vice-President, Headquarter Sales for Dunham & Smith Agencies.  Mickey has served as Chapter President, South Carolina Chapter, Chapter representative to the ALA Board of Directors, Commissary Council Chairman, Vice Chairman of the Board, and Chairman of the Board for two different terms.

The American Logistics Association (ALA) is a 90 year old trade association representing some of the largest consumer package companies and other companies that support improved quality of life for our military and their families through strong military resale (commissary and exchange) and morale, welfare and recreation programs (MWR).  For more information about the ALA or to sign up for the free weekly newsletter, The Executive Bulletin (EB) go to the ALA web site at www.ala-national.org.

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