U.S. Navy Captain Edward F. Ney Memorial Award
The Captain Edward F. Ney Memorial Award is the highest honor given to U.S. Navy food service operations to recognize food service excellence. The galleys honored achieve a five-star rating from the Navy evaluation team. The award is designed to improve food services by encouraging competition among food service operations. It was named for the Navy captain who served as the head of the Subsistence Division of the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts from 1940 to 1945. GCE has received recognition under the Ney Award program at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, FL, a Five Star accreditation, every year since 2001.