- Mission Support/Community Partnerships
- August 14, 2018
The Association of Defense Communities is bringing its Base Redevelopment Forum back to its roots. First held in Portland, Maine in 2013, this Forum has become the nation’s leading forum focused on large-scale redevelopment. Our focus is beyond BRAC; it is about advancing economic opportunity through community-driven redevelopment.
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The city of New Orleans has made little progress redeveloping the portion of the former Naval Support Activity site on the east bank of the Mississippi River in the five years since the Navy conveyed the 25-acre property, which has now fallen into disrepair. The city’s plan to convert the BRAC 2005 closure into aREAD MORE
The Navy will begin testing drinking water wells outside of Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., this month for the presence of contaminants found in firefighting foam. Previous testing of the groundwater in those areas revealed concentrations of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) significantly higher than the lifetime health advisory levels EPA issued in 2016. OfficialsREAD MORE
A joint land use study now under way for Norfolk and Virginia Beach is considering options for mitigating the impact of sea-level rise and recurrent flooding on Naval Station Norfolk and three other installations. Because the study’s scope is not limited to the issue of incompatible development, many of its recommendations will be construction projectsREAD MORE
DOD should review the funding targets for providing congressional appropriations it has established for two of the three categories of morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) programs, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommended in a new study. The targets have not been comprehensively evaluated in the past 20 years and may not reflect the current operatingREAD MORE
DOD’s Military Aviation and Installation Assurance Siting Clearinghouse is requesting public comment on maps of two geographic areas of concern (GAOC) — Boardman, Ore., and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. The maps depict areas where proposed wind farms could have an adverse impact on military operations and readiness, including military training routes, and wouldREAD MORE
The next budget request the Pentagon submits to Congress will have added significance as it will be the Trump administration’s first that will be fully shaped by the new National Defense Strategy, a senior official told Military Times. “’19 was certainly very much influenced by it, but this is going to now truly be all-encompassing.READ MORE