U.S. Air Force Academy Wins First Place in Commander-in Chief Recycling Challenge for the Second Year in a Row

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 The U.S. Air Force Academy was the Overall Winner (Col John Price and C1C Madison Martin.    The U.S. Naval Academy was honored at the Pentagon for having the highest recycling Squadron (Mr. Karnig Ohannessian, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Environment, Midshipman 2nd Class Jackson Cotney, Midshipman 3rd Class Isabel Balsavage, Robert Budway,… Read more »

U.S. Air Force Academy Seizes First Place in the Great American Can Roundup

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From left to right:  Midshipman First Class Jodi Cull-Host, Midshipman Second Class Jeanelle Seals, Cadet First Class Bailee Harnett, Cadet Second Class Madison Martin, Midshipman Second Class Alyssa Whyte   Third Annual Commander-in-Chief’s Challenge Recycles More Than 40,600 Aluminum Cans WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 20, 2016 – Today, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) was honored `at… Read more »

U.S. Coast Guard Academy Retains First Place in Second Annual Inter-Academy Recycling Contest

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The Great American Can Roundup’s Commander-in-Chief Challenge Results in More Than 2.2 Million Recycled Cans WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 22, 2015 – For the second year, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) received top honors in the Great American Can Roundup’s (GACR) Commander-in-Chief’s Challenge. As the top recycling service academy for the 2014-2015 GACR Challenge,… Read more »

U.S. Coast Guard Academy Wins Overall in Inter-Academy Recycling Contest Sponsored by the Can Manufacturers Institute

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The Great American Can RoundUp’s First Commander-in-Chief’sChallenge Results in More Than 163,200 Recycled Cans WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 22, 2014 – The U.S. Coast Guard Academy claimed top honors in the Great American Can RoundUp’s (GACR) first Commander-in-Chief’s Challenge by recycling more than 89,000 beverage cans, equating to almost a pound per cadet or more… Read more »

U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Squadrons Winners in Can Manufacturers Institute’s Recycling Contest

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First Inaugural Cadet Contest Collects 24,310 Cans COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – April 22, 2013 – The United States Air Force Academy Cadet Squadron 09 won the inaugural Great American Can Roundup (GACR) contest by recycling a total of 4,166 beverage cans. Sponsored by the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), the GACR creates awareness of the environmental benefits… Read more »