2014 SECRETARY OF DEFENSE AND SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS USMC RECIPIENTS

Date Signed: 5/01/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 229/14

R 011644Z MAY 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 229/14
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC L LF(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/2014 SECRETARY OF DEFENSE AND SECRETARY OF THE NAVY/ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS USMC RECIPIENTS//
REF/A/DESC:MEMO/SECDEF/YMD:20140421//
REF/B/DESC:ALNAV 019-14/SECNAV/311644ZMAR2014//
NARR/REF A LISTED THE 2014 SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD WINNERS. REF B ANNOUNCED THE FY 2013 SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD WINNERS.//
POC/R. ARENAS/CAPT/UNIT:HQMC/-/TEL:571-256-2814//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS CONTINUE TO SUPERBLY SUPPORT THEIR WARFIGHTING MISSION THROUGH SOUND ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP. TODAY I AM PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE AND CONGRATULATE THE FOLLOWING MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN SINGLED OUT BY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE AND THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY FOR ACHIEVING EXCELLENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT:
 1.A.   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE AWARDS:
 1.A.1. NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION, SMALL INSTALLATION AWARD: MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI.
 1.A.2. ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION, INSTALLATION AWARD: MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS EAST, MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, NC.
 1.B.   SECRETARY OF THE NAVY AWARDS:
 1.B.1. NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION, INDIVIDUAL OR TEAM AWARD: MR. MITSUGU SUGIYAMA AND DR. TAKEHARU IKEMA, NATURAL RESOURCES TEAM, MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP BUTLER,OKINAWA.
 1.B.2. ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, NON-INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION AWARD: MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI.
 1.B.3. ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, INDIVIDUAL OR TEAM AWARD: MS. ALICIA FILZEN, MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, NC.
 1.B.4. SUSTAINABILITY, INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION AWARD: MARINE CORPS SUPPORT FACILITY BLOUNT ISLAND, FL.
 1.B.5. ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION, INDIVIDUAL OR TEAM AWARD: PARTNERING TEAM, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC.
 1.B.6. CULTURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, INSTALLATION AWARD: MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS EAST, MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, NC.
2. THE CONTINUED COMMITMENT OF OUR MARINE CORPS INSTALLATIONS TO ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE, WHICH THESE AWARD RECIPIENTS REPRESENT, IS CRITICAL IF WE ARE TO ENSURE THAT FUTURE GENERATIONS OF MARINES HAVE THE SAME TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES WE ENJOY TODAY. WHILE THE ABOVE AWARD WINNERS DESERVE SPECIAL RECOGNITION, ALL MARINES (UNIFORMED AND CIVILIAN) ARE DESERVING OF OUR THANKS. ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP IS A TEAM EFFORT. PRESERVING OUR ENVIRONMENT AND PRESERVING OUR ABILITY TO TRAIN ARE NOT MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE. THE INTEGRATION OF THESE TWO IMPORTANT EFFORTS MAINTAINS THE MISSION READINESS OUR NATION EXPECTS OF US. THANK YOU FOR A JOB WELL DONE.
3. RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY J. G. AYALA, MAJGEN, ASSISTANT DEPUTY COMMANDANT, INSTALLATIONS AND LOGISTICS (LF).//