2003 CPEO Military List Archive

From: petestrauss1@attbi.com
Date: 6 May 2003 17:50:29 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: Re: [CPEO-MEF] Sec. of Defense Announces Annual Env. AwardWinners
Could someone enlighten me about what activity(ies) would engender
receiving the following award:

Environmental Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition

Seems like an oxymoron!

Peter Strauss

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Subject: [CPEO-MEF] Sec. of Defense Announces Annual Env. Award

NEWS RELEASE from the United States Department of Defense

No. 300-03
May 5, 2003


Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld today announced the
winners of the 2002 Secretary of Defense Annual Environmental
Awards Program.  The winners and categories for which they are
recognized are:

* Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash.-Pollution Prevention

* U.S. Army HQ Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Ga.-Pollution
* Marine Corps Base Camp Butler, Japan-Environmental Quality

* Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.-Environmental Quality

* Texas Army National Guard, Texas-Cultural Resources Management

* U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca, Ariz.-Natural
Resources Conservation

* Hill Air Force Base, Utah-Environmental Restoration

* Karlene B. Leeper, 611th Air Support Group, Elmendorf Air
Force Base, Alaska-Cultural Resources Management

Each year, the secretary of defense honors installations, teams
and individuals for outstanding efforts by military and civilian
personnel, at both domestic and overseas bases, who promote and
make significant lasting contributions to Department of Defense
environmental programs.

Environmental awards are given for six categories:  Natural
Resources Conservation, Cultural Resources Management,
Environmental Quality, Pollution Prevention, Environmental
Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition and Environmental
Restoration.  The environmental programs for these categories
support the U.S. military mission, protect our national heritage
and promote quality of life.

An award ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 7, at 3 p.m. EDT
in the Pentagon Center Courtyard.  The event is open for media
coverage.  The point of contact is Glenn Flood, (703) 695-6294;
e-mail: glenn.flood@osd.mil: mailto:glenn.flood@osd.mil.

Additional information on DoD's environmental programs may be
found at https://www.denix.osd.mil.

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