FISCAL YEAR 2015 CNO ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD WINNERS​

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REF/A/DOC/OPNAV M-5090.1/10JAN14//

AMPN/REF A IS OPNAV M-5090.1, CHAPTER 6, CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS 
ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS PROGRAM//
REF/B/DOC/OUSD/06NOV15//
AMPN/REF B IS OUSD MEMORANDUM REQUEST FOR 2016 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD
NOMINATIONS
POC/MS. MADELINE JOYCE/CONT/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N452P3/TEL: (703)695-
5073/MADELINE.JOYCE.CTR(AT)NAVY.MIL//

RMKS/1.  Per ref (a) and (b), the 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 2015 competition, 59 nominations from commands around 
the world were received in 10 award categories.  Environmental subject matter 
experts and representatives from Navy and non-government organizations 
reviewed the nominations and selected winners for each of the award 
categories.

3.  It is with great pleasure that I announce the fiscal year 2015 CNO 
Environmental Award winners, listed alphabetically within each category:
    a.  Natural Resources Conservation, Small Installation:
 Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan
 Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan
 Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands, HI
    b.  Natural Resources Conservation, Individual or Team:
	 Ian Trefry of Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME
	 Naval Air Station Oceana and Naval Air Station Hampton Roads NW
   Annex NR Support Team, VA
	 Southwest Marine Biology Team of Navy Region Southwest and
        NAVFAC Southwest, San Diego, CA
    c.  Environmental Quality, Non-Industrial Installation:
 Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA
 Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg, PA
 Navy Region Center Singapore
    d.  Environmental Quality, Individual or Team:
 Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka PWD Environmental Management
 Division Team, Japan
 Naval Station Norfolk Environmental Compliance Team, VA
 NAVFAC Northwest Environmental Management System Team, Silverdale,
 WA
    e.  Sustainability, Industrial Installation:
 Fleet Readiness Center Southeast, Jacksonville, FL
 Fleet Readiness Center Southwest, San Diego, CA
 NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center San Diego, CA
    f.  Environmental Restoration, Installation:
        Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Norfolk, VA
        Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME
    g.  Environmental Restoration, Individual/Team
        Naval Base Ventura County Environmental Restoration Team,
        San Diego, CA
        St. Juliens Creek Annex Environmental Restoration Program
        Partnering Team, Virginia Beach, VA
        Vieques Environmental Restoration Program Team, Puerto Rico
    h.  Cultural Resources Management, Large Installation:
        Naval Air Station Fallon, NV
        Naval Support Activity Crane, IN
        Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, VA
    i.  Environmental Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition, Large
	   Program
	   P-8A Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health Team, Patuxent
        River, MD
    j.  Afloat (includes competitive sub-categories)
        Large Deck Combatant - USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)
        Littoral or Amphibious Warfare  USS Sentry (MCM 3)
        Military Sealift Command  USS Emory S. Land (AS 39)
        Surface Combatant - USS Chafee (DDG 90)
        Submarine - USS Tennessee (SSBN 734)

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.  I would like to extend my thanks and congratulations to all of the fiscal 
year 2015 Environmental Award winners. Your efforts not only embody the 
environmental stewardship ethic, but also aid in fulfilling the Navys 
national security mission. I applaud all of the nominees for their tireless 
commitment to preserving resources and bettering the environment. Bravo Zulu!

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

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