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2016 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Winners

The list of 2016 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards winners is now available. Visit the 2016 Awards website to learn more about this year's winners and honorable mentions.

2016 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Guidance Released

Nominations for the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards to be recognized in 2016 are due by March 1, 2016, using the guidance issued by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Energy, Installations & Environment) on November 6, 2015. 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, 2013 through September 30, 2015. 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.


2015 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Brochure

The Department of Defense 2015 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Brochure is now available.


2016 Winners List

The Department of Defense has announced the winners of the 2016 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards. The nine winners chosen from the 30 nominations are:

  • Natural Resources Conservation, Small Installation: Camp Dawson Army Training Site, West Virginia Army National Guard
  • Natural Resources Conservation, Individual/Team: Fort McCoy Natural Resources Branch, Wisconsin
  • Environmental Quality, Non-Industrial Installation: Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California
  • Environmental Quality, Individual/Team: Eglin Air Force Base Environmental Quality Team, Florida
  • Sustainability, Industrial Installation: Marine Corps Support Facility Blount Island, Florida
  • Environmental Restoration, Installation: Beale Air Force Base, California
  • Environmental Restoration, Individual/Team: Vieques Environmental Restoration Program Team, Puerto Rico
  • Cultural Resources Management, Large Installation: White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico
  • Environmental Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition, Large Program: KC-46 Program Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Team, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

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About the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards

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

Guidance

Text of "Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Guidance"Environmental Awards Memo & Guidance:

2016 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Guidance