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  • Computer Model Aids Ft. Monmouth LRA’s EDC Negotiations

    The Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority is relying on a geographic information system to house its business plan, helping to guide land use development over the next 30 years as well as to support its negotiations with the Army over an economic development conveyance. The computer database, developed by Matrix Design Group, will include an array of information about environmental contamination and the condition of buildings and other infrastructure, along with other liabilities …

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  • Newly Named ‘Net Zero’ Installations Already Full of Ideas

    Forts Bliss and Carson, the two installations selected by the Army last week to attain net zero consumption of energy, water and waste by 2020, already have strong sustainability programs to build on. Fort Bliss, Texas, plans to build a 20-megawatt solar array and a net zero, 500-home community …

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  • Treasure Island Reuse Moves One Step Closer to Groundbreaking

    The bold plan to refashion Treasure Island into a master-planned, urban neighborhood moved one step closer to reality after the San Francisco Planning Commission Thursday approved the $1.5 billion development located in the middle of San Francisco Bay. The 400-acre, transit-oriented project’s reuse plan calls for 8,000 residential units in buildings ranging from townhouses to high-rises, with a strong emphasis on affordable housing …

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  • Washington is Leaning toward Leon Panetta

    Apparently, the powers that be have deigned Leon Panetta the next secretary of defense. While it is not yet clear if the powers that be includes the president or any of his closest advisors, the CIA director appears to be the frontrunner among Washington insiders as to who will replace Robert Gates when he steps down before the end of the year …

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  • Gates Describes Approach for Reviewing Budget

    The effort to identify the hundreds of billions of dollars in defense savings called for under President Obama’s debt reduction proposal will be an analytical process that outlines the impacts varying levels of budget cuts will have on force structure, missions and capabilities. “What I want to do is frame this in a way the consequences and the risks are identified so people can make well-thought-out decisions …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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