• Developer Sues Bayonne LRA over Container Port

    The development team planning to build an upscale, mixed-use development at a former Army facility on New York Harbor has sued the Bayonne LRA, claiming the authority’s sale of an adjacent parcel to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for a container port harms the ability of the housing project to go forward. In 2005 and 2006, Fidelco Bayonne Realty and Roseland/Bayonne signed development agreements with the LRA to build housing and retail space …

  • Presidio of Monterey Honored for Public Transit Partnership

    The Presidio of Monterey, Calif., this week received a Secretary of the Army Superior Quality-of-Life award for partnering with a local agency to encourage the use of mass transit. The Army garrison’s partnership with Monterey Salinas Transit reduced pollution and traffic congestion, alleviated parking constraints, expanded transportation options …

  • Streamlining Prompts Army to Disestablish Accessions Command

    U.S. Army Accessions Command, the activity responsible for recruiting the service’s officer and enlisted ranks, will be inactivated as a result of efficiency reviews conducted by the Army and DOD. Over the next year to 18 months, the Accessions Command inactivation is expected to create economic savings through manpower reductions, including the elimination of two general officer and 65 other military positions, about 130 civilian positions …