Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen today announced the
winners of the 1997 Commander-in-Chief's Award for Installation
Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, Havelock, N. C.
Naval Station Ingleside, Ingleside, Texas
Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas
Defense Supply Center Richmond, Richmond, Va.
The Commander-in-Chief's Award for Installation Excellence
recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people
who operate and maintain U. S. military installations.
recipients of this highly competitive award were selected for
their great support of the Department of Defense mission.
Each winning installation succeeded in providing excellent
working, housing, and recreational conditions.
installations enable better mission performance and enhance the
quality of life for military men and women and their families.
The Commander-in-Chief's Award ceremony will be held in the
Pentagon Center Courtyard, Friday, May 2, 1997, at 2 p.m. (EDT).
The ceremony is open for media coverage.