• Picatinny Arsenal to Receive Major Expansion with New Munitions Disassembly Complex

    Picatinny Arsenal to Receive Major Expansion with New Munitions Disassembly Complex0

    Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., announced a major expansion with contract award to build a $41 million state-of-the-art Munitions Disassembly Complex, Hopatconglakeregionalnews.com reported Monday. Lawmakers Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Foreign Relations Committee ranking member, and House Armed Services Committee Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-N.J.) joined leaders from Picatinny Arsenal, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New Jersey

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  • Army Corps Reorganization Would Impact Installation Support, Spending Panels Say

    Army Corps Reorganization Would Impact Installation Support, Spending Panels Say0

    Lawmakers who negotiated the compromise military construction-Veterans Affairs spending bill weighed in on the administration’s proposal to shift the Army Corps of Engineers’ civil works program to two other agencies, the Transportation and Interior departments. “The conferees are opposed to the reorganization as it could ultimately have impacts for implementation of the military construction, BRAC

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  • Army Starts with Geothermal Energy in Making First MATOC Awards0

    The Army announced the first awards Friday under its $7 billion procurement to obtain renewable energy through private sector financing, awarding contracts to five firms for potential geothermal energy projects. The contracts — which provide a three-year base with seven one-year options — allow the firms to compete for power purchase agreements lasting up to 30 years at DOD installations. Individual awards under the multiple-award, task order contract are being staggered by technology. Awards for the remaining technologies, solar, wind and biomass, are anticipated to be made through the end of 2013 …

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  • Corps of Engineers Gains New Chief0

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick last week became the 53rd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general and chief of engineers during a ceremony at Fort McNair in Washington. Bostick will serve as the senior military officer overseeing most of the nation’s civil works infrastructure and military construction. He is responsible for more than 37,000 civilian employees and 600 military personnel who provide project management and construction support to 250 Army and Air Force installations in more than 100 countries around the world …

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