National Guard

Environmental

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

The Nevada Army National Guard is committed to protecting the health of Nevada’s citizens and the environmental resources we share. The Environmental Office provides guidance and oversight for the NV Army National Guard, enabling us to complete our mission with success while protecting Nevada's environment.


LLC Environmental Policy

1 January 2022

 

1. References:

a.     AR 200-1, Environmental Protection and Enhancement, 13 December 2007.

 

2. The Nevada Army National Guard (NVARNG) is dedicated to providing units and Soldiers trained and ready for any contingency as directed by the Governor of Nevada, the President and Secretary of Defense. Sustainable readiness is our top priority. The NVARNG ability to accomplish the mission is enhanced through adequate personnel Strength, training proficiency, and equipment serviceability. Military activities occur at NVARNG facilities and training lands across the State, Nation, and OCONUS.

 

3. The NVARNG integrates sound environmental management practices into our overall

strategic mission goals. We in the Nevada Army National Guard are dedicated to:

a.       Maximizing the availability of training lands and facilities to enable Soldier training through the application of environmental stewardship into our strategic goals;

b.       Continually improving through our Management Review process. This process allows objectives and targets to be identified and reviewed;

c.       Improving the effectiveness of our environmental programs through risk management techniques;

d.       Minimizing pollution of our land, water, and air;

e.       Maintaining compliance with all applicable U.S. Army, Federal, State or local environmental laws and regulations, and those other requirements to which we subscribe;

f.        Considering environmental requirements and impacts early in our force management, training, equipment fielding, and construction planning processes.

 

4. Adherence to these commitments is vital to NVARNG sustainable readiness and mission accomplishment.

 

5. Point of contact for this memorandum is the NVARNG Environmental Office at 775-887-7242 or 775-781-4524.

 

TROY E. ARMSTRONG

Brigadier General, USA Commanding