BREMERTON, Wash. – Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) won a number of impressive awards in 2016 and ended the year by winning the most coveted honor among Navy installations: the Installation Excellence Award from Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC).
“The outstanding military personnel and civilians who work for Naval Base Kitsap as well as our incredible on base partner commands perform their duties exceptionally well every day,” said Capt. Alan Schrader, Commanding Officer, NBK. “The goal of our personnel has been and continues to be to excel while exceeding the expectations of our diverse customers. This award is confirmation of our team’s strong commitment to the people and commands we serve.”
Rear Adm. Gary Mayes, Commander, Navy Region Northwest (NRNW), stated in a message to military personnel and the workforce of NRNW, “I extend my personal appreciation to the entire NAVBASE KITSAP team for a job well done! Thank you all for your dedication and the positive reflection on your command.”
He continued, “Our tenants and their families have truly benefited from your time and efforts.”
The installation excellence award program recognizes the Navy’s top three large and small installations, and rewards installation performance in accordance with the command’s strategic goals and Office of the Secretary of Defense criteria for the DoD-wide Commander-in-Chief Installation Excellence Awards. The top award comes with $224,000 that can be spent on base beautification projects of the winning command’s choosing. Read More…