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Department of Defense news release (April 12, 2006): DoD announces winners of the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards.

The Department of Defense announced today the winners of the 2005 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards. A panel of judges representing federal and state agencies and public members selected the following installations and teams as the winners of the fiscal 2005 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards:

* Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Calif.

Installation -- Cultural Resources Management

* Fort Campbell, Ky.

Non-Industrial Installation -- Environmental Quality

* Dyess Air Force Base, Texas

Team -- Environmental Quality

* Fort Lewis, Wash.

Installation -- Environmental Restoration

* Pyramid Lake Torpedo and Bombing Range Remediation Project Team, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District

Team -- Environmental Restoration

* Marine Corps Base Hawaii

Small Installation -- Natural Resources Conservation

* Camp Ripley, Minn.

Team -- Natural Resources Conservation

* Tinker Air Force Base Pollution Prevention Team, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.

Installation -- Pollution Prevention

* C-17 Pollution Prevention Integrated Product Team, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Team -- Weapon System Acquisition

* Defense Logistics Agency Environmental Management Systems

Team -- Special Recognition for Environmental Management Systems Implementation

Every year since 1962, the secretary of defense recognizes installations, teams, and individuals for outstanding achievement in environmental management, at both domestic and overseas bases, to sustain military readiness, and training and operational capabilities.

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Kenneth Krieg officiated at a ceremony honoring the winners May 3, 2006, in the Pentagon Auditorium. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Marcus Peacock delivered the keynote address.

Details on the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Program and highlights of this year's winners and honorable mentions can be found at <>.
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