About

  • About the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards

  • The DoD established the annual Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards in 1962 to honor individuals, teams, and installations for their outstanding achievements and innovative environmental practices.

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Guidance

Background


Each year the Secretary of Defense honors installations, teams, and individuals for outstanding work in DoD environmental programs.


What's New


2015 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Guidance Released

Nominations for the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards to be recognized in 2015 are due by March 2, 2015, using the guidance issued by the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations & Environment) on August 26, 2014. Each Military Service and Defense Agency may submit one nomination for each of the six Installation and three Individual/Team award categories listed in the guidance for accomplishments during the period October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2014. The Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards have honored individuals, teams, and installations for their outstanding achievements to improve the environmental performance of the Department of Defense each year since 1962.


2014 SECDEF Environmental Awards Brochure

The Department of Defense (DoD) 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Brochure is now available.


2014 (FY 2013) Winners List


The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the winners of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards. The nine winners chosen from 33 nominations are:

• Natural Resources Conservation, Small Installation: Marine Corps Base Hawaii

• Natural Resources Conservation, Individual/Team: Eglin Air Force Base, Natural Resources Team

• Environmental Quality, Non-Industrial Installation: Fort Hood

• Environmental Quality, Individual/Team: Environmental Quality Team, Minnesota Army National Guard

• Environmental Restoration, Installation: Marine Corps Installation East, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

• Environmental Restoration, Individual/Team: Naval Air Station Cecil Field Base Realignment and Closure Cleanup Team

• Sustainability, Industrial Installation: Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach

• Environmental Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition, Large Program Individual/Team: Air Force Life Cycle Management Center F-35 Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Support Team, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

• Cultural Resources Management, Installation: Fort Wainwright

Last Modified: 12 September 2014 at 10:24