Situated 45 miles north of Palm Springs, MCAGCC occupies a region of the Mojave Desert where summer temperatures can reach 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
The fuel cell power plant will complement an array of on-site generation and energy efficiency measures we've installed to increase our energy security and manage our power use at the base," said Gary Morrissett, energy manager of MCAGCC.
Jacobs has been performing environmental restoration at MCAGCC Twentynine Palms under the CLEAN contract since 1991.
In presenting the commendation to Jacobs, Leon Bowling, operations officer, environmental affairs for MCAGCC Twentynine Palms, stated "Jacobs showed us how to conduct our environmental program faster, better, cheaper, and in a spirit of cooperation with the Marine Corps, Navy, regulatory agencies, and other contractors.
Twentynine Palms currently relies on procedural control via radio communications and terminal area visual control to track aircraft participating in exercises at MCAGCC
," said LtCol Alejandro Rodriguez, Project Officer for Training Systems, Marine Corps Systems Command, United States Marine Corps.
Tetra Tech will assist the US Navy and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, with the MCAGCC
s Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs division, to develop strategies for countering the negative environmental impact of training.
at Twenty-nine Palms, California pioneered the combined use of concrete building construction and container-based construction to design and install the largest, sustainable and most realistic Urban Operations training site in the world- faster and more affordable than ever before.
Frey, USMC, commanding, activated at MCAGCC
Twentynine Palms, Calif.
Located near the Joshua Tree National Park, the MCAGCC
is the largest and fastest-growing base in the Marine Corps, home to 19,000 Marines, sailors, family members and civilian workers.
SSgt Fulgium is currently assigned as a data communications instructor for B Company, MCCES MCAGCC
, Twentynine Palms, Calif.