Murkowski Congratulates Elmendorf on Commander-in Chief’s Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In remarks published in the Congressional Record, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, congratulated Elmendorf Air Force Base for winning the 2010 Commander-In-Chief's Award for Installation Excellence.

Established by the President in 1984, the Commander-in-Chief's award recognizes the efforts made to enhance base services, facilities, operations and quality of life.

"Elmendorf has truly had a banner year. Having won the Collier Trophy, Raytheon Trophy, Maintenance excellence award and now the Commander-in-Chief's award, there is ample reason for celebration," said Murkowski. "To win awards of this caliber is a great accomplishment and demonstrates the unmatched dedication and professionalism of the men and women at Elmendorf who serve our nation."

Attached is a copy of Murkowski's remarks that appeared in the April 20, 2010 Congressional Record.

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