Assistant Secretary of the Navy ? Research, Development and Acquisition, Mr. Sean Stackley, presented James H. Korris, President of Creative Technologies Inc., with a plaque recognizing his outstanding service as a member of the Naval Research Advisory Committee (NRAC) from 2007 ? 2011. During his tenure, Korris led a study of Immersive Simulation for Marine Corps Small Unit Training, conducted an experiment that served as a basis for a study of Disruptive Commercial Technologies and served on several study panels. NRAC is an independent civilian scientific advisory group dedicated to providing objective analyses in the areas of science, research and development. It is the senior scientific advisory group to the Secretary of the Navy, the Chief of Naval Operations, Commandant of the Marine Corps, and the Chief of Naval Research. As a permanent committee of experts, it acts as a corporate consultant and advisor to top-level Navy officials.