- December 22, 2015
2016 is a year of transition, change, and challenges. Our nation’s military installations and the communities that support them have a mission that is more critical than ever.
IIF 2016 is moving to Charleston, SC, a top destination strategically located near half a dozen key defense installations from each of the services, with a proud military history that stretches back to the revolutionary war. Mark your calendar and make plans to be a part of Installation Innovation 2016.
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The Army is refashioning the food service options it offers as it contends with force reductions and increasing competition from restaurants located inside and outside an installation’s gates, but Fort Bragg officials are confident that none of the post’s dining facilities will be shuttered as they’ve already taken steps to update their offerings. “We’re sitting in a good place right now,” James Ramey, food program manager at the installation’s Logistics Readiness Center, told the Fayetteville Observer. The post has incorporated a number of ideas included in an executive order issued last year that was intended to trim Army spending on installation support, including revamping menus, offering healthier food and expanding service outside of traditional dining facilities …READ MORE
The Navy and Georgia Power broke ground Thursday at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Ga., on a large-scale solar facility with a generation capacity of up to 44 megawatts of direct current, or 31 megawatts of alternating current. Georgia Power will build, own and operate the solar farm, which will supply power to the utility’s electric grid. The facility will cover 150 acres of land with 138,000 southwest-facing fixed panels, and generate enough power to supply the equivalent of up to 5,000 homes. The project is estimated to represent a $75 million investment by Georgia Power …READ MORE