Army Installations Earn Antiterrorism Awards
June 18, 2007
Arlington, Va. (Army News Service, June 18, 2007) - Five Army installations have been recognized by the Installation Management Command for their efforts in antiterrorism.
U.S. Army Garrison, Camp Humphreys, South Korea, earned IMCOM's top two awards for Best Installation Antiterrorism Program and Best Installation Antiterrorism Award Program Manager, and will go on to compete in the Army-wide competition later this month.
Four other installations were recognized for their antiterrorism efforts. IMCOM's antiterrorism awards winners are:
<b>Best Installation Antiterrorism Program</b>
Winner: USAG Camp Humphreys
Runner-up: USAG Fort Bragg, N.C.
<b>Best Installation Antiterrorism Program Manager</b>
Winner: Edmond Teague, USAG Camp Humphreys
Runner-up: Tony Martin, USAG Fort Bragg
<b>Outstanding Antiterrorism Innovation or Action - Installation</b>
Winner: USAG Yongsan, South Korea
Runner-up: USAG Fort Hood, Texas
<b>Outstanding Antiterrorism Innovation or Action - Individual</b>
Winner: Terry Thomas, USAG Fort McPherson, Ga.
Runner-up: Joseph Tainatongo, USAG Fort Hood
"We are an Army at war," said Clay Davis, IMCOM's Antiterrorism and Force Protection branch chief. "The IMCOM portion of the global war on terrorism is to protect our installations. The winners selected are highlights of a strong, thriving IMCOM Antiterrorism program."
Winners were selected in each of four categories based on their achievements in the areas of antiterrorism and force protection.
IMCOM will present $75,000 to the winners in the Best Antiterrorism Program and Best Antiterrorism Program Manager categories to use for antiterrorism programs. Winners in the innovation categories will receive $25,000 for antiterrorism programs.
(Theresa Zahaczewsky writes for the Installation Management Command Public Affairs.)