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Department of Defense news release (May 3, 2004) Secretary of Defense Announces Environmental Award winners.

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld today announced the winners of the 2003 Secretary of Defense Annual Environmental Awards. The winners and categories for which they are recognized are:

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Recognizing excellence in environmental management is a crucial element in Department of Defense efforts to support the twin imperatives of producing the best-trained military force in the world while providing the best environmental stewardship possible. Each year, the secretary of defense honors installations, teams and individuals for outstanding environmental management by military and civilian personnel, at both domestic and overseas bases, to sustain military readiness and training and operational capabilities.

Environmental awards are given for six categories:

* Natural Resources Conservation

* Cultural Resources Management
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In the broadest sense, Cultural Resources Management (CRM)

* Environmental Quality

* Pollution Prevention

* Environmental Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition

* Environmental Restoration.

The environmental programs for these categories support the U.S. military mission, protect our national heritage, and promote quality of life.

Additional information on the environmental awards is available at <>.
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Title Annotation:Acquisition & Logistics Excellence
Publication:Defense AT & L
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jul 1, 2004
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