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2022 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Request for Nominations and Guidance

Nominations for the 2022 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards are due by February 25, 2022, using the guidance issued by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment. Each Military Service and Defense Agency may submit one nomination for each of the five installation and four individual/team award categories listed in the guidance for accomplishments during the period October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2021. The Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards have honored installations, teams, and individuals for their outstanding achievements in Department of Defense environmental programs each year since 1962.

2022 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Nomination Submission Form – Editable Form

2022 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Nominations Transmittal Memo Template

    2021 Awards

     

    The Department of Defense has announced the winners of the 2021 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards. The eight winners chosen from 27 nominations are:

    • Natural Resources Conservation, Large Installation:  Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
    • Environmental Quality, Industrial Installation:  Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California
    • Environmental Quality, Overseas Installation:  Yokota Air Base, Japan
    • Sustainability, Non-Industrial Installation:  U.S. Army Garrison Fort Polk, Louisiana
    • Sustainability, Individual/Team:  Naval Supply Systems Command, Weapon Systems Support, Pennsylvania  
    • Environmental Restoration, Installation:  Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina  
    • Cultural Resources Management, Small Installation:  Naval Base Point Loma, California
    • Cultural Resources Management, Individual/Team:  Mr. Thomas E. Penders, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida