Two Marine Corps bases have been recognized with 2019 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards. Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, and Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, Japan, received awards for sustainability on a non-Industrial installation and environmental quality on an overseas installation, respectively, according to a recent news release. The environmental awards have been presented every year since 1962. Nearly 60 judges with relevant expertise from both the public and private sector evaluated nominees over the six central subject areas: natural resources conservation, environmental quality, sustainability, environmental restoration, cultural resources management and environmental excellence in weapon system acquisition. Miramar’s environmental accomplishments include an installation-wide microgrid and investment in energy resiliency efforts; Butler’s accomplishments include qualified recycling and battery reuse programs. Read more at Marines.mil.