• Community Ponders Changes to Lemoore JLUS

    Suggestions that the joint land use study for Naval Air Station Lemoore in central California needs further study before it is completed were the focus of last week’s meeting of the study’s policy committee. The committee agreed to consider the possibility that the base would host unmanned aerial vehicles in the future and to examine the base’s ground control approach patterns …

  • Funds to Renovate Arsenal’s Historic Quarters Unlikely to Turn Up

    Following a visit to Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., the Army’s installations chief said it would be up to the community to provide the estimated $6 million needed to upgrade the 139-year-old senior officer quarters on Arsenal Island. “When we have to prioritize budgets, we’re going to prioritize in favor of the mission and the soldier first …

  • Air Force Taps Picerne for Housing Privatization at Six Sites

    The Air Force has selected Rhode Island-based Picerne Military Housing as its partner to privatize family housing at six bases comprising the Continental Group project: McConnell, Kan.; Edwards, Calif.; Eglin and Hurlburt Field in Florida; Eielson, Alaska; and Seymour Johnson, N.C. The service initially will convey 3,739 homes at the six installations and later convey 368 homes under construction at Eielson and Seymour Johnson …