by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby
355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
10/30/2015 - DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Air
Combat Command announced Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., as the
2016 ACC Commander-in-Chief's Installation Excellence award recipient.
Established in 1985 by President Ronald Reagan, the CINC Installation
Excellence award recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of
the people who maintain and operate U.S. installations.
"Congratulations to all of you," said U.S. Air Force Col. James Meger,
355th Fighter Wing commander. "Thanks for providing a combat ready
force, developing our Airmen the next generation of leaders, taking care
of our families and for optimizing the resources we are given to
accomplish the mission."
The commander stressed that D-M receiving the award wouldn't be possible
without the outstanding support of the Tucson community.
"A special thanks as well to our community partners who are amazing
wingmen and provided unrivaled support to the base," he said.
D-M is now competing at the Headquarters AF level with other Major
Command submissions. The winner of the Headquarters AF level is awarded a
crystal Installation Excellence trophy along with an Installation
Excellence flag and a complimentary letter from the president.