FY12 HQMC COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S ANNUAL AWARD FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE WINNER AND RUNNER-UPS

Date Signed: 6/17/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 287/14

R 170329Z JUN 14
UNCLASSIFIED
MARADMIN 287/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC L LF(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/FY12 HQMC COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S ANNUAL AWARD /FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE WINNER AND RUNNER-UPS//
REF/A/MSGID:MCO 5200.26B/-/YMD:20050811//
REF/B/MSGID:SECNAVINST 1650.1H/-/YMD:20060822//
NARR/REF A IS MCO 5200.26B THE COMMANDER IN CHIEFS ANNUAL AWARD FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE.  REF B IS SECNAVINST 1650.1H, THE NAVY ANDMARINE CORPS AWARD MANUAL//
POC/H. PAIGECAVE/CIV/UNIT:MCICOM G4/-/TEL:DSN 225-8057//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  AS ESTABLISHED IN REF A, SUBJECT AWARD RECOGNIZES DEMONSTRATED EXCELLENCE IN TOTAL INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT THROUGHOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.  A SINGLE AWARD IS PRESENTED TO AN INSTALLATION WITHIN EACH MILITARY SERVICE AND THE DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY.
2.  IT IS WITH GREAT PLEASURE THAT I CONGRATULATE THE MARINES, SAILORS AND CIVILIAN MARINES OF MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER (MCAGCC) TWENTY-NINE PALMS, CALIFORNIA AS THE MARINE CORPS WINNER OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2012 COMMANDER IN CHIEFS ANNUAL AWARD FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE. 
3.  MCAGCC TWENTY-NINE PALMS WAS SELECTED BASED ON ITS OVERALL DEMONSTRATED COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE IN INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT, AWARD-WINNING ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP, PUBLIC SAFETY, ENERGY MANAGEMENT, FAMILY SUPPORT AND SUPERB QUALITY OF LIFE PROGRAMS.  MCAGCC TWENTY-NINE PALMS SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE IN A WIDE RANGE OF BASE SUPPORT FUNCTIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS EXEMPLIFIED THE COMMITMENT SHARED BY ALL MARINES, SAILORS, AND CIVILIAN MARINES ABOARD THE BASE.
4.  CONGRATULATIONS ARE ALSO EXTENDED TO THE TWO RUNNERS-UP; MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA AND MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CALIFORNIA FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE.
5.  IN THESE TIMES OF CONSTRAINED RESOURCES AND MANPOWER, I COMMEND AND EXTEND THE DESERVED RECOGNITION TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND HIGHLIGHT THE OUTSTANDING PROGRAMS AT ALL OTHER INSTALLATIONS WHICH COMPETED FOR THIS AWARD.
6.  THE WINNING INSTALLATION WILL RECEIVE:
    (A) AN INSCRIBED INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE TROPHY FOR PERMANENT RETENTION.
    (B) AN INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE FLAG.
    (C) A CONGRATULATORY LETTER SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT.
    (D) AN OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE, MARINE CORPS (O AND M, MC) MONETARY INCENTIVE BONUS AUTHORIZED BY THE COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS (CMC), IN ACCORDANCE WITH REF (A).  THE RECIPIENT SHALL SUBMIT ITS PROPOSED INCENTIVE BONUS SPENDING PLAN NO LATER THAN 1 AUGUST, OR WITHIN 30 DAYS FOLLOWING THE DATE OF THIS MARADMIN BY NAVAL MESSAGE TO CMC (LF) AND COPY MCICOM (G4).  THE RECIPIENT SHALL ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH ALL FUNDING THRESHOLDS AND ENSURE THAT ALL EXPENDITURES ARE IN FULL COMPLIANCE WITH FISCAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROPER USE OF FUNDS.  THE SPENDING PLAN IS REQUIRED TO ALLOW FUNDING COORDINATION WITH THE APPROPRIATE PROGRAM SPONSORS. 
    (E) A RECOMMENDATION FOR THE WINNING INSTALLATION TO BE AWARDED THE MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION (MUC) WILL BE SUBMITTED BY MCICOM G4 BASED ON THE WINNING AWARD SUBMISSION. THE MUC RECOMMENDATION WILL FOLLOW THE SAME EVALUATION PROCESS AS CONTAINED IN REF (B).
    (F) SPECIAL RECOGNITION CERTIFICATES SIGNED BY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE RECOGNIZING UNITS/INDIVIDUALS MAKING KEY, SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE WINNING INSTALLATIONS ACHIEVEMENT IN EXCELLENCE.
7.  REQ WIDEST DISSEMINATION.
8.  SEMPER FIDELIS.
9.  RELEASED AUTHORIZED BY MAJGEN JAMES A. KESSLER, ASSISTANT DEPUTYCOMMANDANT, INSTALLATIONS AND LOGISTICS (FACILITIES