2014 COMMANDER IN CHIEF’S INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER

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SUBJ/2014 COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER//



REF/A/OPNAVINST 1650.23E//
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAV INSTRUCTION OUTLINING COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S ANNUAL AWARD 
FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE//

RMKS/1.  IT IS WITH GREAT PLEASURE THAT I ANNOUNCE THE SELECTION OF NAVAL 
STATION NORFOLK (NAVSTA NORVA) AS THE NAVY'S WINNER OF THE 2014 COMMANDER IN 
CHIEF'S ANNUAL AWARD FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE. IN ACCORDANCE WITH REF A, 
THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES ONE INSTALLATION FROM EACH SERVICE THAT HAS MADE BEST 
USE OF AVAILABLE RESOURCES TO ACCOMPLISH ITS ASSIGNED MISSION, AND HAS 
FOCUSED ON IMAGINATIVE AND INNOVATIVE MANAGEMENT ACTIONS THAT HAVE INCREASED 
WORK FORCE PRODUCTIVITY WHILE ENHANCING THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR ITS 
PERSONNEL. THIS OUTSTANDING NAVY INSTALLATION, REPRESENTED BY CAPTAIN D. A. 
CULLER (CO), WILL COMPETE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE'S 2014 COMMANDER IN 
CHIEF'S INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE AWARD.

2.  THE SELECTION WAS HIGHLY COMPETITIVE WITH THE WINNER CHOSEN FROM A FIELD 
OF TEN (10) LARGE INSTALLATIONS AND TEN (10) SMALL INSTALLATIONS.  THE TOP 
THREE NOMINEES IN EACH SIZE CATEGORY WERE  EXTREMELY CLOSE, AND I EXTEND A 
SPECIAL "WELL DONE" TO THE FIRST  PLACE SMALL CATEGORY WINNER WEAPONS STATION 
EARLE, CAPTAIN RICHARD  C. VALENTINE (CO).  SECOND PLACE WINNERS ARE: 
COMMANDER FLEET ACTIVITIES SASEBO, CAPTAIN CHARLES W. ROCK (CO) (LARGE 
CATEGORY), AND COMMANDER FLEET ACTIVITIES CHINHAE, COMMANDER QUINN SKINNER 
(CO) (SMALL CATEGORY).  THIRD PLACE WINNERS ARE NAVAL AIR STATION 
JACKSONVILLE, CAPTAIN ROY UNDERSANDER (CO) (LARGE CATEGORY), AND U.S. NAVAL 
SUPPORT FACILITY DIEGO GARCIA, CAPTAIN MATTHEW R. VANDERSLUIS (CO) (SMALL 
CATEGORY).  THESE TOP NAVY CATEGORY WINNERS WILL RECEIVE A NAVY MONETARY 
AWARD FOR THEIR SELECTION.

3.  THE FOLLOWING INSTALLATIONS WERE NOMINATED BY THEIR REGION COMMANDERS FOR 
THIS YEAR'S CONSIDERATION:
    NAVREG SOUTHWEST                NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY MONTEREY
 (SM)
                                    NAVAL BASE POINT LOMA (LG)
    NAVAL DISTRICT WASHINGTON       NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY ANNAPOLIS
 (SM)
                                    NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER
 (LG)
    NAVREG JAPAN                    NAVAL SUPPORT FACILITY DIEGO
 GARCIA (SM)
                                    FLEET ACTIVITIES SASEBO (LG)
    NAVREG NORTHWEST                NAVAL MAGAZINE INDIAN ISLAND (SM)
                                    NAVAL BASE KITSAP (LG)
    NAVREG SOUTHEAST                NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY PANAMA
 CITY (SM)
                                    NAVAL AIR STATION JACKSONVILLE
 (LG)
    NAVREG HAWAII                   PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY
 (SM)
                                    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM
 (LG)
    NAVREG MIDWEST                  NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY CRANE (SM)
                                    NAVAL STATION GREAT LAKES (LG)
    NAVREG EU/A/SWA                 CAMP LEMONNIER DJIBOUTI (SM)
                                    NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY NAPLES
 (LG)
    NAVREG MID-ATLANTIC             NAVAL WEAPONS STATION EARLE (SM)
                                    NAVAL STATION NORFOLK (LG)
    JOINT REGION MARIANAS           JOINT BASE GUAM (LG)
    NAVREG KOREA                    FLEET ACTIVITIES CHINHAE (SM)

4.  THE OUTSTANDING INNOVATION, STEWARDSHIP, PARTNERING, PROFESSIONALISM, AND 
JUDICIOUSNESS DEMONSTRATED BY ALL NOMINEES SERVES AS TESTIMONY TO NAVY WIDE 
EFFORTS TO IMPROVE SHORE INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT.  WELL DONE TO ALL!  BRAVO 
ZULU TO NAVAL STATION NORFOLK FOR THEIR SUPERLATIVE PERFORMANCE!

5.  RELEASED BY VADM CULLOM, N4.//

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