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The Army last month transferred guest lodging at 11 installations to a partnership between Lend Lease and the InterContinental Hotels Group, bringing to 21 the number of posts in which hotels are owned and operated by the private sector. The Group B installations turned over Aug. 12 include Forts Belvoir, Bliss, Buchanan, Campbell, Huachuca, Hamilton, Gordon, Knox, Leonard Wood and Wainwright, along with White Sands Missile Range …READ MORE
SolarCity, a national provider of solar power design, financing and installation services, plans to partner with the developers of military housing privatization projects to install, own and operate up to 160,000 rooftop solar installations on as many as 124 military housing developments across 33 states. The “SolarStrong” project is expected to create more than $1 billion in solar projects and 371 megawatts of new solar generation capacity …READ MORE
In the face of looming budget cuts at the Pentagon, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is vowing to prevent Brooklyn’s Fort Hamilton from potentially being closed down as DOD tries to find ways to save several hundred billion dollars or more over the next decade. Gillibrand said she would hold a statewide conference in October with community and business leaders, and military officials to craft a strategy to protect Hamilton …READ MORE
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation creating a fund to support National Guard members and their families experiencing financial difficulties, particularly during deployments. The bill will allow state residents to voluntarily contribute to the National Guard State Family Readiness Council Fund by checking a box on their yearly income tax forms …READ MORE
A group of 55 communities with a significant military presence are preparing to take a disproportionate hit from last month’s deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling. These military bastions have a high percentage of federal civilian workers and stand to suffer after the federal government eliminates a projected $350 billion in defense spending …READ MORE
Navy officials are exploring hundreds of scenarios to find ways to reduce spending over the next decade, but are not considering base closures to shrink the service’s budget, Navy Undersecretary Robert Work said last week. One reason is that the savings from base closures most likely wouldn’t be captured until after the 10-year planning period is over …READ MORE