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2017 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Guidance Released

Nominations for the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards to be recognized in 2017 are due by March 1, 2017, using the guidance issued by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Energy, Installations & Environment). Each Military Service and Defense Agency may submit one nomination for each of the six Installation and three Individual/Team award categories listed in the guidance for accomplishments during the period October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2016. The Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards have honored individuals, teams, and installations for their outstanding achievements to improve the environmental performance of the Department of Defense each year since 1962.

2016 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Brochure

The Department of Defense 2016 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Brochure is now available.

2017 Winners List

The Department of Defense has announced the winners of the 2017 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards. The nine winners chosen from the 30 nominations are:

  • Natural Resources Conservation, Large Installation: Camp Ripley, Minnesota Army National Guard
  • Environmental Quality, Industrial Installation: Marine Corps Logistics Base, Barstow, California
  • Environmental Quality, Overseas Installation: U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, Germany
  • Sustainability, Non-Industrial Installation: Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
  • Sustainability, Individual/Team: Mr. Jeffery D. Schone, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona
  • Environmental Restoration, Installation: Travis Air Force Base, California
  • Cultural Resources Management, Small Installation: Commander, Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, Japan
  • Cultural Resources Management, Individual/Team: Cultural Resources Management Team, Alabama Army National Guard
  • Environmental Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition, Small Program: Chromium-Free Wash Primer Replacement Team, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

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About the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards

The Department of Defense established the annual Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards in 1962 to honor individuals, teams, and installations for their outstanding achievements and innovative environmental practices.

Guidance

Text of "Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Guidance"Environmental Awards Memo & Guidance:

2017 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Guidance