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OEA equips communities with information, procedures, technical, and financial assistance needed.
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OEA works with communities to minimize the consequences of defense impacts.
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OEA’s Compatible Use Program promotes cooperative planning efforts among military installations, ranges and military training corridors and surrounding communities.
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OEA provides growth management planning assistance to State and local governments.
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BRAC Project Highlights
Fort Gillem, Georgia

Main Gate at Fort GillemFort Gillem is a 1,427-acre supply depot established in 1941. It consists of 94 buildings, 11 of which are suitable for adaptive reuse by the Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA). The Department of Defense recommended the closure of...

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Naval Air Station Pascagoula, Mississippi

Aerial View of Singing River Island, NS PascagoulaThe Naval Air Station (NAS) Pascagoula consists of three parcels. The main Naval Base on Singing River Island (528 acres) reverted to the State of Mississippi. The separate Sandhill Family Housing Site (75 acres) was transferred to...

BRAC Project Highlights
Kansas Army Ammunition Plant, Kansas

Kansas Army Ammunition Plant Washwater SumpsThe Kansas Army Ammunition Plant is a 13,727-acre facility located in rural Kansas and has always been utilized for “pack and load” production rather than manufacturing of explosives. This mission required large Quantity Distance...

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Fort Lawton Army Reserve Complex, Washington

Office of Economic Adjustment SealThe Fort Lawton Army Reserve Complex includes three contiguous United States Army Reserve Centers (USARC), including Second Lieutenant Robert R. Leisy USARC, Captain James R. Harvey USARC, and Fort Lawton USARC (FLARC). Located in...

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Umatilla Chemical Depot, Oregon

Umatilla Chemical DepotThe Umatilla Chemical Depot (UMCD) is located in both Umatilla and Morrow Counties in eastern Oregon, approximately 170 miles east of Portland, Oregon and 35 miles from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR)....

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Fort McPherson, Georgia

Gate at Fort McPhersonThe closure of Fort McPherson, as stipulated by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) actions, resulted in an estimated loss of 7,123 jobs, (4,303 direct and 2,820 indirect jobs) between 2006 and 2011 in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta,...

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