CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (WITN) – Camp Lejeune received its second and tenth consecutive annual Commander-in-Chief Award for Installation Excellence this week.
The military training facility says the competitive Presidential Award, established by President Ronald Reagan in 1985, recognizes outstanding performance by a facility from each service that has supported its mission, increased productivity and improved the quality of life for service members. , their families and civilian employees.
The Department of Defense said, “MCB Camp Lejeune continued to serve as the premier location for joint, coalition and NATO training in the context of another year of combating the pandemic. world of COVID-19”.
The department also commended Camp Lejeune for managing 66 military construction and repair projects worth $2.2 billion in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, while the cybersecurity branch launched and accredited the first set of Marine Corps Defense Level 3 Common Checks and Qualified Retraining Program generated $1.7. million in income, the second highest in the Marine Corps.
“There is something special here,” Brig. Gen. Andrew Niebel, Marine Corps Installations East-MCB Camp Lejeune, the commanding general said. “For those who have been around the other base stations, you know what I’m talking about. It’s that pixie dust. It’s a big family that we have here at Camp Lejeune.
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