The Department of Defense has announced the winners of the 2011 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:
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
Sustainability – Non-Industrial Installation
The Exchange Corporate Sustainability Program, Army and Air Force Exchange Service, Texas
Sustainability – Individual/Team
U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, Germany
Environmental Quality – Overseas Installation
Sustainable Painting Operations for the Total Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.
Environmental Excellence in Weapons Systems Acquisition – Small Program
88th Air Base Wing Civil Engineering Directorate, Environmental Branch, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
Cultural Resources Management - Installation
Cultural Resources Management Team, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
Cultural Resources Management – Individual/Team
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Environmental Restoration - Installation
Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
Natural Resources Conservation – Large Installation
Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va.
Environmental Quality – Industrial Installation
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. A ceremony honoring the 2011 winners is planned for June 8, 2011, at the Pentagon.
For more information on 2011 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards, please visit http://www.denix.osd.mil/awards/FY10SECDEF.cfm .