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HON Brendan Owens
Assistant Secretary of Defense for
Energy, Installations, and Environment
Chief Sustainability Officer
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Robert Thompson
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for
Energy, Installations, and Environment


NOTICE: Due to a re-organization of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the directorates of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment have been re-structured. The offices have been renamed as follows:
  • Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Infrastructure Modernization & Resilience (IM&R)
  • Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environmental Management & Restoration (EM&R)
  • Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Housing (H)
  • Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy Resilience & Optimization (ER&O)
  • Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation (OLDCC)
The menu on the right hand side of this page is still live and will connect to the old web pages temporarily, but the new webpages to align with the new organizational structure are being prepared.


ANNUAL EVENTS


Secretary of Defense Fire and Emergency Services Awards
  • DoD Announces Winners of the 2023 DoD Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) Awards
    The annual DoD F&ES Awards honor Military Service and Defense Agency fire departments, fire officers, and firefighters for their exceptional achievements in emergency response, customer service, public outreach, innovativeness, quality-of-life initiatives, and health and safety initiatives. The Military Services and Defense Agencies may submit one nomination for each of the nine award categories. A panel of fire chiefs from all the Military Services evaluated 41 nominations to help determine the 2023 winners. The nine winners are:
    • DoD Fire Department of the Year – Small Category: 90th Civil Engineer Squadron, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming
    • DoD Fire Department of the Year – Medium Category: Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan
    • DoD Fire Department of the Year – Large Category: 99th Civil Engineer Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada
    • DoD Fire Prevention Program of the Year: Marine Corps Installations Pacific, Okinawa, Japan
    • DoD Military Firefighter of the Year: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Aircraft Handler First Class Petty Officer Anna Perez, Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy
    • DoD Civilian Firefighter of the Year: Jeffry Frawley, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas
    • DoD Military Fire Officer of the Year: Senior Master Sergeant Michael E. Nalley Jr., Joint Base San Antonio, Texas
    • DoD Civilian Fire Officer of the Year: Deputy Fire Chief Adam Montoya, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
    • DoD Fire Service Instructor of the Year: Interim Training Chief Tobias Lang, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

    Additional information on the DoD Fire and Emergency Services Awards can be found at: https://www.acq.osd.mil/eie/emr/fes/index.html.

Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards
  • DoD Announces Winners of the 2024 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 nine award categories. A diverse panel of 47 judges from Federal and state agencies, academia, and the private sector evaluated 31 nominations to help determine the 2024 winners. The nine winners are:
    • Natural Resources Conservation, Small Installation: Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota
    • Natural Resources Conservation, Individual/Team: Mr. Hugo Cobos, Kadena Air Base, Japan
    • Environmental Quality, Non-Industrial Installation: Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
    • Environmental Quality, Individual/Team: Guam Environmental Quality Team, Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz, Guam
    • Sustainability, Industrial Installation: Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pennsylvania
    • Environmental Restoration, Installation: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Maine
    • Environmental Restoration, Individual/Team: Environmental Restoration Team, Vieques Naval Installation, Puerto Rico
    • Cultural Resources Management, Large Installation: Hill Air Force Base, Utah
    • Environmental Excellence in Weapon Systems Acquisition, Individual/Team: F-35 Lightning II Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Team, Maryland

    Additional information on the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards, including past winners, can be found at: www.denix.osd.mil/awards.

Commander in Chief's (CinC) Annual Award for Installation Excellence
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