3rd Senior Enlisted Advisor to the National Guard Bureau
A Living History. From February 2010 to June 2013, Denise served as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of the National Guard Bureau—the highest position ever held by an enlisted woman in U. S. Military history. More . . .
United States Department of Defense Superior Service Medal
A Lifetime of Service. This award is presented in the name of the Secretary of Defense to members of the United States Armed Forces who perform “superior meritorious service in a position of significant responsibility.” More . . .
John C. Maxwell Transformational Leadership Award
A Lifelong Learner. Denise is the model of a transformational leader who is making a difference, doing something that makes a difference, with people who make a difference, at a time that makes a difference. More . . .