2018 NDTA Joe Torsani Award for Lifetime Service and Achievement
Mr. Frank McDermott is awarded the 2018 Joe Torsani Award for Lifetime Service and Achievement by the National Defense Transportation Association. Over the past five decades, Mr. McDermott has faithfully and expertly served 13 NDTA Board Chairmen, 10 Presidents, and thousands of appreciative leaders and members at large as the association’s Legal Counsel. He provided expert and timely legal opinion on matters of great importance to the association and the national defense transportation system. A member since 1968, he always maintained availability to NDTA leadership despite a very active, successful, and time-consuming law practice. His mastery of the legal system, boundless energy, incredible memory, and keen sense of humor served NDTA greatly. Frank McDermott is a national treasure and has made an indelible mark on the US warfighter, the transportation industry, and the defense efforts of this nation.