LEWES, DE, March 07, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present R. Donald Little with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Little celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Supported by more than 45 years of practiced experience, Mr. Little has been retired since 2002, having formerly worked as an area administrative officer and oral conference official for the Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center with the United States Department of Agriculture from 1996 to 2002. As an oral conference official, he served as a judge, hearing employee cases that challenged the law or caused disruption to civil service. Prior to these roles, he served the United States Department of Agriculture as a supervisor architect in the chief facility engineering branch from 1987 to 1996, having previously been a branch head of the design division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center from 1981 to 1987 and supervisor architect and junior architect for VVKR, Inc. While serving the Naval Surface Warfare Center, he designed the first Robot Center in the United States Navy, for which he received an award. Likewise, as a supervisor architect with the United States Department of Agriculture, he supervised employees in the sections of budget, contracts, real property, personal property, information technology and personnel, for which he also received myriad accolades.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Little was involved in the medical technology industry, serving the Central Laboratory in the Doctors Hospital in Washington, D.C., as a blood bank and medical technologist from 1959 to 1979, as well as the Naval Medical Research Center as a biological laboratory technologist from 1966 to 1968 where he worked with two scientists developing a food source while traveling to Mars. Concurrently, he worked full-time at the Hunter's Hospital in Washington, D.C., as a registered medical technologist in the hematology department, where he conducted hematology diagnostic bloodwork and traveled to the homes of famous celebrities and politicians to do at-home bloodwork care. He commenced his career as a medical technologist at the Dr. Oscar B. Hunter Memorial Laboratory in 1956, holding the position for six years.
To prepare for his career, Mr. Little pursued formal education at the University of Maryland in College Park, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and psychology in 1972. Thereafter, he earned a Bachelor of Science in architecture from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., in 1981, going on to further study at the university and receive a Master of Architecture in 1983. In addition to these endeavors, Mr. Little enjoys practicing his spirituality, and he was ordained a chartered non-denominational minister in 1998. Since that time, he has traveled to over 20 countries and 40 U.S. states. Reading over 500 books in life after death and spiritualism, he also acted as a hospice volunteer for eight years in Baltimore, MD.
To remain abreast of developments in his fields of interest, Mr. Little maintained membership with the American Association of Blood Banks, the American Medical Technologists and the Association for Research and Enlightenment, where he is a lifetime member. In addition, to share his wealth of knowledge of spirituality with his community, he authored "Spirits, Angels, Demons and Gods: Experiences on the Road to the Heavens and to the Hells" in 2010. He also authored "Mosaics of Silent Justice" and "The Lesser God in Us." Furthermore, Mr. Little enlisted in the United States Navy in 1956, serving until his honorable discharge in 1962. He was chosen to attend three prestigious Navy schools, including Hospital Corp. School in Chicago, the Medical Technology School and Blood Bank School at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Bethesda, MD.
As a testament to his success, Mr. Little has been selected for inclusion in multiple editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in Finance and Industry.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Little has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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