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2012-07-10 23:00:18

The Roosevelt Group has been selected to represent MassDevelopment on matters involving the Commonwealth´s military installations and missions. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 The Roosevelt Group has been selected to represent MassDevelopment on matters involving the Commonwealth´s military installations and missions. Massachusetts is home to six military bases - Hanscom Air Force Base , Westover Air Reserve Base, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Fort Devens, the U.S....

2009-11-12 13:59:00

PA National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve will still have a robust presence at base HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The commonwealth has withdrawn its plan to own, operate and maintain the Horsham Joint Interagency Installation proposed for Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NASJRB) Willow Grove in Horsham Township, Montgomery County, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today. In a letter to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Governor Rendell explained that a strong and...

2009-07-13 09:39:00

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LMI is pleased to announce that Mr. Mark W. Frye recently joined its San Antonio office. In this new position, Mark will augment LMI's San Antonio office capability in infrastructure and engineering management as well as the public/private partnership arena. He will further enhance LMI's ongoing programs in safety and industrial hygiene for the U.S. Army Installation Management Command; medical supply chain management support to the...

2009-03-31 16:21:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- With $2 billion in new construction scheduled for Fort Bragg over the next three years, due to the Base Realignment and Closure Act (BRAC) and other expansion initiatives, developable land is in high demand. With widespread presence of the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker in the woods surrounding Fort Bragg's urban area, however, the installation must reuse existing developed land. The prevalence of previous environmental contamination...

2008-12-22 07:00:00

Providing Continuity of Operations for the Army's Move From Ft. Monmouth to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CAI) announced that it has opened the CACI Research and Development Labs (CRaDL), a new facility on the U.S. Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to continue CACI's ongoing support for the Army's Ft. Monmouth, N.J. operations while those operations transition to Aberdeen as mandated by the Defense Base...

2008-12-15 14:22:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $3,190,122 grant to Oklahoma to provide services to approximately 550 civilian defense workers impacted statewide by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) actions. "This $4 million grant will provide these Oklahomans with job placement assistance, skills training and other re-employment services to help them get started in new careers," said Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao. This grant,...

2008-12-01 15:20:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $5 million grant to the state of Texas to assist approximately 3,727 U.S. Department of Defense civilian employees impacted statewide by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) actions. "This $5 million grant will provide these Texans with job placement assistance, skills training and other re-employment services to help them get started in new careers," said U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L....

2006-05-11 15:09:48

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army intends to sell the Walter Reed Army Medical Center to other federal agencies when it closes in 2011, officials said on Thursday, denying the District of Columbia the opportunity to redevelop the complex. This week, the Army granted requests to split the 113-acre campus in northwest Washington between the State Department and the General Services Administration. Walter Reed, the Army's premier hospital, which continues to take in...

2005-11-08 20:29:32

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A blueprint for the first round of U.S. domestic military base closures in a decade became law on Tuesday as a deadline passed with no action by Congress to reject the recommendations. The Senate, however, rejected a measure which would have required the Pentagon to offer closed military base properties first to the local communities before any other entity. The amendment to a Department of Defense spending bill was offered by Maine's...

2005-10-27 13:38:43

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly rejected an effort to stop the closure and reconfiguration of hundreds of military bases, clearing the way for the plan to go forward in 2006. The House voted down by a 324 to 85 margin a proposal by Rep. Ray LaHood, an Illinois Republican, to reject the findings of an independent base closing commission. LaHood's resolution had been expected to fail by a wide margin. The nine-member panel recommended...


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