FISCAL YEAR 2013 CNO ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD WINNERS

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REF/A/DOC/OUSD/04SEP13//
AMPN/REF A IS OUSD MEMORANDUM REQUEST FOR 2014 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD 
NOMINATIONS// POC/MS. KATHERINE TURNER/CONT/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N452P2/TEL: 
(703)695-5073/KATHERINE.TURNER.M.CTR(AT)NAVY.MIL//

RMKS/1.  Per ref (a), the annual Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Awards program recognizes Navy ships, installations, individuals, and teams for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to improving the environmental performance of our Navy.  

2.  For the fiscal year 2013 competition, 54 nominations from commands around the world were received in 10 award categories.  Environmental experts from the Navy and representatives from non-government organizations evaluated the nominations to determine winners for each of the award categories.

3.  It is with great pleasure that I announce the fiscal year 2013 CNO Environmental Award winners, listed alphabetically within each category: 

    a. Natural Resources Conservation, Small Installation:
        Naval Base Point Loma, CA
        Pacific Missile Range Facility, HI 
  
    b. Natural Resources Conservation, Individual or Team:
        Gary Cottle and Anna Keyzers of Naval Air Station Fallon, NV 
        Michael Farrell Wright of Naval Air Station Oceana, VA
        Naval Support Activity Monterey Natural Resources Conservation Team, CA 

    c. Environmental Quality, Non-Industrial Installation:
        Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan 
        Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, VA
        Navy Region Center Singapore

    d. Environmental Quality, Individual or Team:
        Dr. Awni M. Almasri of Naval Support Activity Bahrain
        Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor Environmental Quality Team, HI
        Naval Base Ventura County, CA

    e. Environmental Quality, Large Ship:
        USS FRANK CABLE (AS 40)
        USS NIMITZ (CVN 68)
        USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76)

    f.  Sustainability, Industrial Installation:
        Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, CA
        Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, CA 
        Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, ME

    g. Environmental Restoration, Installation:
        Former Naval Air Station Moffett Field, CA 
        Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, CA 
        Naval Air Station Meridian, MS

    h. Environmental Restoration, Individual or Team:
        Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, VA
        Naval Air Station Cecil Field Base Realignment and Closure Cleanup Team, FL 
        Naval Air Station Jacksonville Environmental Restoration Partnering Team, FL

    i.  Cultural Resources Management, Installation:
        Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan 
        Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI 

    j.  Environmental Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition, Large Program, Individual or Team:
        F/A-18E/F & EA-18G Program Office, PMA-265 Green Hornet Team, Patuxent River, MD 
        PMA-290 P-8A Poseidon Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health Team, Patuxent
        River, MD 

4.  All CNO winners advance to the Secretary of the Navy level of competition.  Winners will receive plaques, which will be mailed to winning commands for local presentation to award recipients.  Information on an awards ceremony will be provided by separate correspondence.

5.  Congratulations to the fiscal year 2013 CNO Environmental Award winners and to all who participated in noteworthy efforts promoting environmental stewardship.  I applaud all of the nominees for your exceptional dedication to protecting the environment and preserving resources in support of our Navy mission.  Well done.

6.  Released by VADM P. H. Cullom, N4.//

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