Roby Congratulates Fort Rucker for Receiving Commander in Chief’s Award for Installation Excellence

May 17, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis today announced that Fort Rucker has been named a recipient of the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence.

U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) congratulated Fort Rucker with the following statement:

“I would like to extend huge congratulations to Maj. Gen. William Gayler, Col. Brian Walsh, and the many hardworking men and women who work at Fort Rucker for bringing home this prestigious award,” said Representative Roby. “Those of us who live and work in Alabama’s Second District know well that Fort Rucker is one of the finest military installations in the country, and I could not be prouder that they’ve received this outstanding recognition from Secretary Mattis. This honor is well deserved.”

According to the Department of Defense, the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who operate and maintain U.S. military installations. The five recipients of this highly competitive presidential award were selected for their exemplary support of Department of Defense missions.

More information about Fort Rucker’s accomplishments is available here.