NEWS | Feb. 6, 2013

Navy Housing earns 2012 awards for Outstanding Service in Military Housing

By Navy Installations Command Headquarters Public Affairs

Navy Housing, along with the Professional Housing Management Association, announced the winners of its annual awards last week, which reward superior service and achievement in military housing.

Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station Family Housing and Balfour Beatty
Communities were named the winner, Outstanding Housing Installation Team - Privatized Locations.

"The award for Outstanding Housing Team - Privatized Location, exemplifies Balfour Beatty Communities' commitment to resident satisfaction through customer service excellence," said Christopher Williams, President of Balfour Beatty Communities. "This is a significant achievement for our team and our military partners at JB Charleston and we are honored by the recognition. It is truly rewarding when our work to deliver quality living environments for military families is acknowledged by respected industry groups like the Professional Housing Management Association."

"Navy Housing is dedicated to being an advocate for service members and their families, wherever they live around the world," said Corky Vazquez, CNIC N93, Housing program manager. "Having our employees' exemplary dedication recognized by an organization like PHMA is rewarding. I offer my sincerest congratulations to all of the 2012 military housing award winners."

The complete list of winners:

Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Housing Department: Outstanding Housing Installation Team - Traditional Locations.
* Joint Base Charleston-Weapons Family Housing/Balfour Beatty Communities: Outstanding Housing Installation Team - Privatized Locations.
* Jesse Hopkins, Naval Air Station Key West: Outstanding Housing/Billeting Employee.
* Culinary Specialist 1st Class Deforest L. Pittman, Commander Fleet Activities, Yokosuka Japan: Outstanding Mid-Level Housing Manager.
* Kelly Knowland, Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal School, Eglin Air Force Base: Outstanding Senior Housing Manager.

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