The Department of Defense announced today the winners of the 2005 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards.
A panel of judges representing federal and state agencies and public members selected the following installations and teams as the winners of the fiscal 2005 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards:
Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Calif.
Installation - Cultural Resources Management
Fort Campbell, Ky.
Non-Industrial Installation - Environmental Quality
Dyess Air Force Base, Texas
Team - Environmental Quality
Fort Lewis, Wash.
Installation - Environmental Restoration
Pyramid Lake Torpedo and Bombing Range Remediation Project Team,
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District
Team – Environmental Restoration
Marine Corps Base Hawaii
Small Installation - Natural Resources Conservation
Camp Ripley, Minn.
Team – Natural Resources Conservation
Tinker Air Force Base Pollution Prevention Team, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.
Installation - Pollution Prevention
C-17 Pollution Prevention Integrated Product Team, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
Team - Weapon System Acquisition
Defense Logistics Agency Environmental Management Systems - Team
Special Recognition for Environmental Management Systems Implementation
Every year since 1962, the secretary of defense recognizes installations, teams and individuals for outstanding achievement in environmental management, at both domestic and overseas bases, to sustain military readiness, and training and operational capabilities.
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Kenneth Krieg will officiate at a ceremony honoring the winners May 3, 2006, at 3 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room BH650. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Marcus Peacock will deliver the keynote address.
Details on the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Program and highlights of this year's winners and honorable mentions can be found at https://www.denix.osd.mil/denix/Public/Library/Awards/awards.html.