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I’ll try to tell you everything I remember, That’s not much, but it should take us through December. At the year’s start, ADC was making preparation, To launch a brand new Web 2.0 creation, No more waiting for news at a snail’s pace, Defense Communities 360 would catch up with the rat race …READ MORE
In an effort to generate innovative solutions to the challenge of re-envisioning closed military bases, a San Francisco-based design advocacy organization is hosting an international competition for architects, designers and community groups to collaborate on plans for reusing local installations that have been decommissioned or are scheduled for closure …READ MORE
At Fort Bliss, where the post’s population has tripled to 27,000 soldiers and is estimated to peak at 30,600 by 2014, evidence of the tremendous effort to prepare for the surge can be seen all over the installation. One of the most noticeable improvements is Freedom Crossing, a lifestyle center featuring a post exchange, commissary, restaurants and a 10-screen movie theater …READ MORE
Looming cuts in defense spending, along with the prospect of a new BRAC round, should prompt communities that host military installations or weapons manufacturing facilities to consider relying on the civilian economy, peace activist Sanford Gottlieb writes in the Huffington Post. The nation’s experience with five rounds of BRAC demonstrates that communities that suffer a downsizing can reinvent themselves, partially through the help of federal aid …READ MORE
North Carolina’s Eastern Region Military Growth Task Force, a planning group created in 2008 to respond to the growth of nearly 17,000 personnel at a handful of military bases, will shut down in early 2013, the Daily News reported. The task force was intended to be temporary and a regional framework should be in place by its target closure date, said Executive Director Mark Sutherland …READ MORE
The budget for the Office of Economic Adjustment will rise $40.9 million to $91.8 million under the fiscal 2012 omnibus spending package approved last week, primarily because of three civilian projects intended to support the realignment of Marines to Guam. The president’s request for the agency included funding for the purchase of school buses for public schools in Guam; construction of a cultural repository to preserve artifacts unearthed during military construction; and the construction …READ MORE
Language included in the fiscal 2012 omnibus spending bill approved last week will prevent the Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division headquarters from leaving Fort Hamilton, an achievement Rep. Michael Grimm (R) believes will protect the 186-year-old, Brooklyn, N.Y., installation from closure in a new BRAC round …READ MORE