Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon will honor 17 recipients of the Defense Environmental Security Award in a Pentagon center courtyard ceremony tomorrow at 3 p.m. EDT. The awards are being presented for outstanding achievements in natural resources conservation, cultural resources management, environmental quality, pollution prevention, recycling and environmental cleanup.
Interested media should arrive no later than 2:45 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon center courtyard. Media without Pentagon building passes should arrive at the Pentagon Metro entrance between 1:45 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. EDT where there will be escorts available.
In the event of inclement weather the awards ceremony will be held in the Pentagon auditorium, Room 5A1070.
For further information contact Patty Reyes at (703) 695-5297 or Army Lt. Col. Steve Campbell at (703) 695-3895.