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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
Riverbank Army Ammunition Plant, California

Aerial View of Riverbank Army Ammunition PlantBetween 1951 and 2009, Riverbank Army Ammunition Plant (Riverbank AAP) manufactured steel cartridge cases for joint Army and Navy use. Norris Industries (NI) operated the facility as a government-owned and contractor-operated (GOCO)...

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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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Onizuka Air Force Station, California

Aerial View of Onizuka Air Force StationThe Onizuka Air Force Station is an 18-acre high-security military communication station with 507,4560 square feet in 33 buildings, including the “Blue Cube,” which housed the space systems operations. Prior to 2005 Base Realignment...

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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...

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Newport Chemical Depot, Indiana

Newport Chemical Depot Administration BuildingThe Newport Chemical Depot (NECD or Depot) is an Army Material Command facility located in Vermillion County, Indiana. The Depot is responsible for neutralization of the VX chemical agent stored on site. This neutralization process...

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Naval Station Ingleside Electromagnetic Reduction Facility, Texas

Naval Station Ingleside SealNaval Station Ingleside (NSI) was selected for closure under the 2005 round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC). The closure involves the reversion of two sites, the main Naval Station site of 576.62 acres (located in the city limits...

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