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Brooklyn officials are worried that the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to move its North Atlantic Division headquarters from Fort Hamilton to Manhattan could lead to the eventual closure of the installation. “[The departure] will diminish our military significance and that’s the only thing that counts,” the chairman of the post’s community support organization …READ MORE
The Pentagon’s contribution to reducing the federal deficit primarily is the product of shedding excess overhead, improving business practices, reducing personnel costs and changing economic assumptions, Comptroller Robert Hale told the Senate Armed Services’ Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee Tuesday. Of the $78 billion in five-year savings DOD has proposed to trim from the top line of its budget from fiscal 2012 through FY 2016, only $10 billion involves warfighting capability …READ MORE
Party leaders and the White House came to a general agreement Wednesday evening on the level of spending cuts to include in a measure to keep the federal government running for the remainder of fiscal 2011. Under the agreement reached, the two sides would cut spending by about $33 billion, approximately halfway between the $61.5 billion the House Republicans have insisted on and Senate Democrats’ initial demand to hold FY 2011 spending flat …READ MORE
Two of the Army’s larger installations will get even bigger in the wake of the service’s announcement Wednesday that one combat aviation brigade will be established at Fort Carson, Colo., with another split between Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., and Fort Wainwright, Alaska. The communities that support Lewis-McChord (Lakewood) and Carson (Colorado Springs) are expecting significant population and economic growth, along with associated growing pains …READ MORE
The signing earlier this month of a programmatic agreement on historic preservation standards between DOD and Guam will allow the Navy to go ahead with seven construction projects needed to support the realignment of 8,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam. Contracts totaling $93 million for the first two projects were awarded last September …READ MORE
Officials in Prince George County, Va., the home of Fort Lee, believe the 2010 Census overlooked about 7,500 people at the post located south of Richmond. A committee appointed by the county board of supervisors to redraw voting districts discovered that the 2010 population count for Fort Lee, 3,393 was about 3,900 lower than the 2000 figure …READ MORE
After coming close over the weekend to reaching a deal to fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal 2011, negotiations between House and Senate leaders appear to have stumbled again, at least temporarily. The two sides reportedly had a tentative agreement to trim approximately $30 billion from current spending levels …READ MORE
A House panel next week will hold a hearing to evaluate whether a BRAC-like process can help the federal government eliminate thousands of excess properties and save taxpayers billions of dollars. The April 6 hearing, scheduled by the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, will take a look at the White House proposal to create a Civilian Property Realignment Board to expedite the disposal of an estimated 14,000 unneeded federal buildings …READ MORE