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SECNAV: Environmental Award winners announced. (Around the Fleet).

The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) has announced the winners and runners-up for the SECNAV Environmental Awards competition\for FY01. The awards recognize ships, installations and individuals or teams for exceptional environmental stewardship. The recipients are:

Natural Resources, Small Installation:

* Navy -- Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Fla.; Runner-up -- NAS Patuxent River, Md.

* Marine Corps -- Marine Corps Base Hawaii; Runner-up -- Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, S.C.

Natural Resources, Individual/Team:

* Navy -- Tamara S. Conkle, Navy Region Southwest, San Diego; Runner-up - Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport, R.I., / National Environmental Policy Act-Natural Resources (Team).

* Marine Corps -- MCAS Beaufort, S.C., (Team).

Cultural Resources, Installation:

* Navy -- Navy Region Mid Atlantic, Norfolk

* Marine Corps -- Marine Corps Base Camp LeJeune, N.C.; Runner-up - Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Environmental Quality, Non-industrial Installation:

* Navy -- Naval Station Mayport, Fla.; Runner-up -- Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga.

* Marine Corps -- MCAS Yuma, Ariz.

Environmental Quality, Individual/Team:

* Navy -- CDR Steve Markle, Lewis and Clark (T-AKE)-class Program.

* Marine Corps -- Darrell H. Pittman, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.; Runner-up -- Marine Corps Station Cherry Point, N.C., (Team).

Environmental Quality, Overseas Installation:

* Navy -- NAS Keflavik, Iceland; Runner-up -- Naval Support Activity La Maddalena, Italy.

* Marine Corps -- MCAS Iwakuni, Japan.

Environmental Quality, Overseas Individual/Team:

* Navy -- Naval Air Facility Atsugi/Shinkampo, Japan, program.

* Marine Corps -- MCAS Iwakuni, Japan (Team).

Environmental Quality, Large Ship:

* USS George Washington (CVN 73); Runner-up -- USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

Environmental Quality, Small Ship:

* USS Milius (DDG 69); Runners-up (tie) - USS Thach (FFG 43) and USS Tortuga (LSD 46).

Pollution Prevention, Industrial Installation:

* Navy -- NAS Brunswick, Maine.

* Marine Corps -- Marine Logistics Base Barstow, Calif.; Runner-up -- MCAS Cherry Point, N.C.

Environmental Restoration, Installation:

* Navy -- Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst, N.J.

* Marine Corps -- Marine Corps Base Camp LeJeune, N.C.; Runner-up -- MCAS Cherry Point, N.C.

Environmental Restoration, Individual/Team:

* Navy -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Va., Installation Restoration Program (IRP) Partnering Team.

* Marine Corps -- Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.; Runner-up -- Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C.(Team).

Environmental Excellence In Weapons System Acquisition:

* Navy -- Lewis and Clark (T-AKE)-class program

This year's qualified SECNAV winners will compete in the DOD FY01 Environmental Awards Program.

For additional information about the SECNAV Environmental Awards, contact N45 public affairs at DSN 664-5426 or commercial (703) 604-5426.

For information on Navy environmental programs, go to and select "Environment" on the site index.

Story from the public affairs office, Navy Environmental Protection, Safety and Occupational Health Division (N45)
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Title Annotation:Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award
Publication:All Hands
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Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jul 1, 2002
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