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Release No: 290-10
April 13, 2010

DOD Announces Winners of the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards

                The Department of Defense has announced the winners of the 2010 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards.  A panel of judges representing federal and state agencies, academia, and the public has selected the following installations, teams and individuals as the winners of this year’s awards:
Fort Custer Training Center, Michigan Army National Guard
Natural Resources Conservation - Small Installation
Camp Guernsey, Wyoming Army National Guard
Cultural Resources Management - Installation
Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Hawaii
Environmental Quality - Non-industrial Installation
Fleet Readiness Center Southwest, Calif.
Sustainability - Industrial Installation
Hill Air Force Base, Utah
Environmental Restoration - Installation
Stephen M. Sieber, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
Natural Resources Conservation - Individual/Team
Awni M.Almasri, Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Bahrain
Environmental Quality - Individual/Team
Regina Dixon Butler, 45 SW restoration project manager, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.
Environmental Restoration - Individual/Team
Aeronautical Systems Center, 77th AESW, Acquisition Environmental and Occupational
Health Risk Management Branch (ASC/ENVV), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
Environmental Excellence in Weapons Systems Acquisition - Team
                Each year since 1962 the secretary of defense has honored individuals, teams, and installations for their outstanding achievements to conserve and sustain the natural and cultural resources entrusted to the Department of Defense.  The under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics will officiate at the ceremony honoring the winners on June 2, 2010, at 11 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Center Courtyard.
                For more information on the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards and highlights of this year’s winners and honorable mentions, please visit http://www.denix.osd.mil/portal/page/portal/Awards.

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