Louisville earns two Air Force Design Awards

Published Dec. 15, 2016

Two Louisville District projects were recognized as part of the 2016 U.S. Air Force Design Awards, which recognize the outstanding teamwork required to produce quality Air Force facilities.


The district won a merit award for the design of the Defense Information Systems Agency Global Operations Command Facility at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. The 162,000 square foot facility houses the largest cyber operations center in the United States.

The district also earned a citation award for the addition to the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. The museum, which is the world’s largest military aviation museum, has approximately one million visitors each year. The mega-expansion involved incorporating a new fourth hanger that was designed to appear nearly identical to its neighbor.

“The winning projects epitomize the skill and professionalism of our design teams,” said Lt. Gen. John Cooper, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection, U.S. Air Force. “Each organization's service, enthusiasm, and dedication are a source of inspiration and pride.  Thanks for making things better for all of us - I am proud to have these design teams supporting the Air Force Civil Engineer team.”