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The Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) is closed until further notice due to the lapse in Federal appropriations. As a result, OEA is prohibited by law, from responding to any matter and regret any inconvenience this may cause. OEA Grantees are authorized to continue grant activities in accordance with Grant Awards funded with OEA program of assistance, during the shutdown.

Helping Communities Help Themselves

Since 1961, we have helped local communities adapt to DoD program changes, expansions and cutbacks, as well as incompatibilities between military operations and local development.

What We Do

OEA Programs

Learn more about our program areas and how we can help your community.

Defense Industry Adjustment

A defense contractor or manufacturer is making cuts or closing.

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Base Realignment and Closure

A military installation is expanding, realigning, or closing.

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Community Investment

Supporting the public schools that are on a military base and the roads surrounding them.

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Compatible Use

Development needs of your community impact the local military installation.

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Are you a potential customer?

Find out more about OEA services and eligibility requirements.

Learn About Assistance

Are you a current customer?

Manage your grant, view status of application and connect with staff.

Manage Your Grant

“The OEA staff was with us every step of the way from the beginning of the application process through the entire redevelopment. I don't know where we would be without them.”
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Project Profiles

See how we helped communities just like yours.

Fort Ord

Employment on the site of the former fort is at 176% of jobs lost upon base closure.

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center

The redeveloped site now employs 23,000 people, 14 times the number of civilians employed at base closure.

Fort Chaffee

Redevelopment has brought 3,500 new jobs, replacing the 146 civilian jobs lost at closure.

News & Updates

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AFWERX is smart risk for innovative solutions

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