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Commander in Chief's (CinC) Annual Award for Installation Excellence Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards
  • DoD Announces Winners of the 2021 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards
    The Department has honored installations, teams, and individuals each year since 1962 for outstanding achievements in DoD environmental programs. The Military Services and Defense Agencies may submit one nomination for each of the eight award categories. A diverse panel of 47 judges from Federal and state agencies, academia, and the private sector evaluated 27 nominations to help determine the 2021 winners. The eight winners are:
    • Natural Resources Conservation, Large Installation: Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
    • Environmental Quality, Industrial Installation: Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California
    • Environmental Quality, Overseas Installation: Yokota Air Base, Japan
    • Sustainability, Non-Industrial Installation: U.S. Army Garrison Fort Polk, Louisiana
    • Sustainability, Individual/Team: Naval Supply Systems Command, Weapon Systems Support, Pennsylvania
    • Environmental Restoration, Installation: Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina
    • Cultural Resources Management, Small Installation: Naval Base Point Loma, California
    • Cultural Resources Management, Individual/Team: Mr. Thomas E. Penders, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida

    Additional information on the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards, including past winners, can be found at:
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