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  • Science Center Planned for Ft. McPherson

    As most of the 5,800 military and civilian personnel at Fort McPherson, Ga., relocate to other installations, the effort to turn the historic post into a planned community focused around a science and technology center moves ahead. The project tentatively will be named the “Georgia Institute for Global Health,” with a reuse plan calling for a “live, work and play” community to be built …

  • Shipyard Supporters Feel Confident over Possible BRAC

    Supporters of Portsmouth Naval Shipyard cite multiple reasons why they should feel secure the facility would survive the next base closure round, assuming there is one. For one, the Navy announced earlier this month a plan to invest $100 million on modernization and rehabilitation projects at the Maine shipyard. That move makes sense given that the Navy has not indicated any plan to reduce its submarine fleet …

  • With New Arrivals Coming to Bragg, Officials Wait to See Where They Settle

    With 200 new employees expected to arrive at Fort Bragg about every two weeks or so through the summer, real estate officials in the Cape Fear region of North Carolina are eager to find out where the new arrivals from Georgia will decide to live. So far Hoke County, located west of the installation, and western Harnett County, located to the north, are the early favorites …

  • Should the Marines’ Move to Guam Take a ‘Time-Out’?

    Perhaps the planned relocation of 8,000 Marines from Okinawa, Japan, to Guam should take a “time-out” in the wake of the natural and manmade disasters overtaking Japan, Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services’ Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee, asked at a hearing last week on the Pentagon’s fiscal 2012 defense authorization request for military construction programs. “Correct me if I’m wrong, but this decision was predicated on Japan being willing to spend billions and billions of dollars to make this work for our military. Don’t you think it would be wise at this moment to do a time-out” …


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