Monday, May 20, 2013

3 Gulf Coast bases win awards

Three bases in the Gulf Coast region were among five that won the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the 2013 award winners. The Gulf Coast bases are the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Rucker, Ala.; Naval Support Activity Panama City, Fla.; and Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss. The other winners are Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., and Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Columbus, Ohio. The award recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who operate and maintain U.S. military installations. The five recipients of this highly competitive presidential award were selected for their exemplary support of Department of Defense missions. (Source: DoD, 05/20/13) Previous