NAVAL STATION GREAT LAKES, Ill. (NNS) -- The Federal Executive Board (FEB) of Chicago, representing all Federal Agencies and employees in Chicago, selected Naval Station Great Lakes (NSGL) as the Federal Agency of the Year for 2013.
NSGL Public Works Department Environmental also won an award for the Federal Green Challenge. Congratulations to Cmdr. Mike Crafts, NSGL public works officer, and Matt Wollert, NSGL environmental director, and their teams.
"This is a huge honor for the base and everyone!" said Capt. Randy Lynch, NSGL commanding officer. "All employees should be extremely proud of themselves for a job well done! This was a tough competition with all of the other Federal organizations in Chicago and we were picked as the best!"
The Chicago FEB represents over 55,000 Federal employees, postal employees, and military personnel. They work for 43 agencies in 186 offices located in the metropolitan Chicago area that includes the eleven county area of Cook, DuPage, McHenry, Lake, Will, Grundy, DeKalb, Kendall, and Kane counties in Illinois, and Lake and Porter counties in Indiana.
The Chicago FEB also serves approximately 8,861,000 people who reside in the Chicago metropolitan area.
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