Safety Awards
Maj. John R. Braun, of Fort Campbell, Ky., receives an award for safety excellence from Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and the Environment, and Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command and Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management April 20. For more photos from the safety awards presentation, see the gallery at the link below.

Four of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command's top safety performers received recognition from Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, IMCOM commander, in front of a general session at the Installation Management Symposium April 20.

The two garrisons and two individuals won their categories in the 2011 Secretary of the Army, Chief of Staff Safety Awards program, the Army's top honor in the field.

Fort Campbell, Ky., received the award in the excellence in explosives safety category for a team effort in maintaining excellence in their explosives safety program. The garrison's proactive accident prevention and public awareness training was recognized by the department of defense explosive safety board inspection team as a best practice. Its leaders maintain active involvement in explosive safety efforts.

Fort Bragg, N.C., received the exceptional organization safety award. The garrison directorate of plans, training and mobilization was recognized for participation in the garrison safety program, proactive workplace safety efforts reducing significantly both costs and number of accidents in fiscal 2010, and active leadership involvement.

Maj. John R. Braun, of the Fort Campbell, Ky., directorate of emergency services, received the individual award of excellence for reducing the accident rate through an effective accident prevention program.

James P. Varney, serving the Fort Greely, Alaska, garrison, won the individual award for excellence in safety as a contractor for improving winter driving safety and cold weather injury awareness programs for Soldiers, Family members, Army Civilians and contractors new to the climate.



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IMCOM handles the day-to-day operations of U.S. Army installations around the globe Aca,!" We are the Army's Home. Army installations are communities that provide many of the same types of services expected from any small city. Fire, police, public works, housing, and child-care are just some of the things IMCOM does in Army communities every day. We endeavor to provide a quality of life for Soldiers, Civilians and Families commensurate with their service. Our professional workforce strives to deliver on the commitments of the Army Family Covenant, honor the sacrifices of military Families, and enable the Army Force Generation cycle.
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