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Officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Fort Sam Houston last month for the new headquarters for Installation Management Command, leaving only one major BRAC 2005 construction project yet to be completed at the post. In total, the base closure round has proved a bonanza for San Antonio, resulting in the expenditure of $3.3 billion on 176 construction projects …READ MORE
While Congress is expected to miss the Oct. 1 deadline for passing fiscal 2012 spending bills, senior members of both parties say they are aiming to complete work on an omnibus spending bill by Nov. 23, the deadline for the joint deficit committee to complete its effort to identify at least $1.2 trillion in spending cuts …READ MORE
To find $350 billion or more in savings from its budget over the next decade, DOD is re-evaluating its long-term acquisition plans for a variety of weapons systems and contemplating significant cuts in personnel, the Washington Times reported. The Army is considering reducing the number of brigade combat teams in the FY 2013 budget and, ultimately, it may shed six to eight brigade combat teams …READ MORE
Bond financings for military housing privatization projects could be hurt by the estimated $350 billion in spending cuts called for under last month’s agreement to raise the nation’s debt ceiling, according to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service. Credit ratings for bond financings would be affected only by budget cuts that create a potential for lowering the revenue stream supporting the bonds …READ MORE
For many defense communities benefitting from mission growth, next week’s BRAC implementation deadline will feel more like the beginning of a lengthy challenge than the end of one. Officials at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., for example, are considering Sept. 15 as a benchmark more than anything else …READ MORE
The City of Riverbank Local Redevelopment Authority is requesting statements of qualifications from environmental consultants to assist with negotiations between the Army and regulatory agencies, and in the development of a fully executable environmental services cooperative agreement for the former Riverbank Army Ammunition Plant in northern California …READ MORE
Several key Republican leaders recently have indicated Congress should adhere to the spending limits included in last month’s agreement to raise the nation’s debt ceiling as lawmakers tackle the 12 spending bills needed to fund the federal government in fiscal 2012. That support will be critical in passing spending bills and avoiding the eleventh hour histrionics relied on in April to keep the government running …READ MORE