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:
Columbus Air Force Base Columbus Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base in Lowndes County, Mississippi, treated for statistical purposes by the United States Census Bureau at a census-designated place. , Miss., Natural Resources Conservation--Small Installations
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1st Vice-President (Deputy Vice-Chancellor) of Jean Moulin University (Lyons University) since September . 347th Civil Engineering Squadron. Moody Air. Force Base, Ga., Natural Resources Conservation--Individual Team
Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Cultural Resources Management--Installation
U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Environmental Quality--Non-Industrial Installation
Lt. Col. Ronald Swafford, Hawaii Army National Guard The Hawaii National Guard comprises both Army and Air National Guard components. The Constitution of the United States specifically charges the National Guard with dual federal and state missions. . Fort Ruger, Hawaii, Environmental Quality--Individual/Team
Robins Air Force Base, Ga., Pollution Prevention--Industrial Installation
Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., Environmental Restoration--Installation
45th Space Wing, Patrick Air Force Base Patrick Air Force Base is a United States Air Force Base located between Satellite Beach and Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA. Patrick Air Force Base is home to the 45th Space Wing and the Air Force Technical Applications Center. , Fla., Environmental Restoration--Individual/Team
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aero·nau Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, U.S. military installation, 8,023 acres (3,247 hectares), W Ohio, NE of Dayton; est. 1917. One of the largest airport installations in the world, it is the air force's main research and development base, and the headquarters of the , Ohio, Environmental Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition--Team
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
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 <https://www.denix.osd.mil>.