MILTON — To call Naval Air Station Whiting Field an award-winning base is an understatement. The following is a list of awards the base has received since 2015:

Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Installation Excellence Award:  2015, 2016 and 2018 USS Bainbridge (CGN 25) Award for Community Service: 2015 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Award, Environmental Quality, Non-industrial Installation: 2017 Association of Defense Communities Installation Excellence Award: 2016 United States Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Energy and Water Management (Gold level achievement): 2015, 2016 Florida DEP 2016 Plant Excellence Award Winner for small community water system category (5 years in a row) Designated Tree City USA (25 years in a row) Airport Training and Safety Institute - Excellence in Airport Training Family Housing A-List and Platinum Awards Retention Excellence Award

2015 CNO Awards:

Environmental Stewardship - 1st Personal Excellence - 1st Good Neighbor - 2nd Health and Safety Fitness - HM

2015 Commander, Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE) Flagship Awards:

Environmental Stewardship - 1st Good Neighbor - 1st Health and Safety Fitness - 1st Personal Excellence - 1st Campaign Drug Free - 2nd Richard M. Paget Best Small Commissary