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Base Cashes in on BRAC Build-up

October 3, 2011, By Jordan Burgess

FAIRBORN, Ohio (WDTN) - The massive amount of moves is enough to make your head spin, but 272 truck loads and 1,277 new jobs later, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base appears to have come out ahead when it comes to the Base Realignment and Closure program.

Bracing for a Post-BRAC World

As the Pentagon’s massive base realignment winds down, builders seek new contracts

Gazette.Net - Maryland Community News Online - September 30, 2011, by Lindsey Robbins, Staff Writer

While many construction companies around the U.S. were struggling to land contracts in the last few years, Rockville’s Foulger-Pratt was building the $50 million Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

BRAC Recommendations Complete, Benefits for San Antonio Ongoing

www.army.mil - September 27, 2011

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 27, 2011 -- After $3.4 billion in construction and an estimated $8.3 billion in positive economic impact to the city of San Antonio, the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure, or BRAC, recommendations are complete.

Edge on Employment: What's Next After BRAC?

Capital Gazette Communications - September 27, 2011, By KIRKLAND J. MURRAY, For The Capital

For more than six years, Anne Arundel County has been talking about the military's Base Realignment and Closure process as a major economic factor and creator of jobs surrounding Fort George G. Meade. As of Sept. 15, BRAC was officially done. The questions remain: Was BRAC the job accelerator we envisioned? Will there be a continuing affect of BRAC on our area? Are there still BRAC jobs out there?

Senate Passes Compromise on CR

CQ TODAY ONLINE NEWS - September 26, 2011, By Richard E. Cohen, CQ Staff

The Senate moved late Monday to give House Republicans two options to avoid a government shutdown this weekend and put an end to a dispute over offsets to disaster aid money.

Excess Facilities: DOD Needs More Complete Information and a Strategy to Guide Its Future Disposal Efforts

GAO-11-814 - September 19, 2011

GAO has designated the Department of Defense's (DOD) management of support infrastructure as a high risk area, in part because of challenges in reducing excess infrastructure.

School District Aims to Ease Transitions For Military Children

Camp Pendleton Patch - May 29, 2011, By Maggie Avants

The district has created an advisory committee with the goal of putting a policy in place that will ease transition issues faced by Military families.

Base Reutilization Status – 1988, 1991, 1993, and 1995 BRAC Action

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

This Economic Activity Survey presents a summary of the redevelopment efforts of 73 communities impacted by a major closure or realignment decision from past BRAC actions in 1988, 1991, 1993, and 1995.

Naval Station Ingleside in Texas Reverts to Port

The Ingleside Index – April 28, 2010

Gregg Sanford