Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin announced the 2021 recipients of the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence.
The Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence 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.
Recipients of the 2021 Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence are:
U.S. Army Garrison Fort Campbell, Kentucky
Senior Commander: Major General Brian E. Winski, U.S. Army
Garrison Commander: Colonel Jeremy D. Bell, U.S. Army
Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Bahrain
Commanding Officer: Captain Gregory A. Smith, U.S. Navy
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Base Commander: Major General Julian D. Alford, U.S. Marine Corps
Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom
Commanding Officer: Colonel Jason A. Camilletti, U.S. Air Force
Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia
Commanding Officer: Brigadier General David J. Sanford, U.S. Air Force
Installations compete on how well they achieve the department’s objectives in several areas of installation management, including mission support, energy conservation, quality of life and unit morale, environmental stewardship, real property management, safety, health and security, communications, and public relations.
Excellent installations enable better mission performance and enhance the working and living conditions for military men and women, DOD civilians and their families. Each of the winning installations succeeded at being the best in achieving excellence in performing installation management within their military service and the Defense Logistics Agency.
Each winning installation will receive a commemorative trophy, flag, and a congratulatory letter from the President.
For information about each winning installation’s accomplishments, visit http://www.acq.osd.mil/EIE.