News & Announcements
The information below is for general awareness only and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Economic Adjustment or the Department of Defense as a whole.
January 20, 2016 – Detroit Free Press, Matthew Dolan
New center could allow for extended test drives for connected and autonomous vehicles in Ypsilanti Township in Washtenaw County at the old General Motors plant site.
January 18, 2016 – Long Beach Business Journal, Sean Belk
By the end of the month, Long Beach Police Department’s (LBPD) east patrol division will be fully relocated to a new substation, a former United States Army Reserve Center once called Schroeder Hall at Willow Street and Grand Avenue, police officials said.
January 17, 2016 – Pharos-Tribune, Carson Gerber
A $2.7 million grant aimed at boosting the state’s defense industry could help economic development in Miami County and the surrounding area.
January 19, 2016 – Defense Systems, Kevin McCaney
Budget cuts may have forced the Army to slow down on expanding its fleet of unmanned aerial systems, but the service still is placing an emphasis on using UAS, recently breaking ground on a new airfield for UAS training and looking to combine the capabilities on some of its various surveillance aircraft into multi-intelligence systems.
January 13, 2016 – Havelock News, Drew C. Wilson
Joint Land Use group makes recommendation
Havelock commissioners have opened discussion on expanding the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction as a means of thwarting encroachment around Cherry Point.
January 14, 2016 – La Prensa
Rose Institute study puts area base’s annual economic value at $579 million.
March Air Reserve Base near Riverside gives the Inland area an economic boost worth $579 million a year, an analysis has found.
January 13, 2016 – Des Moines Register, Paige Godden
Warren County became Iowa’s 25th Home Base Iowa Community last week.
January 10, 2016 – Army Times, Jim Tice
The Army’s active component shrank by nearly 1,600 soldiers in November, bringing personnel strength for the second month of this fiscal year to 487,134 troopers, some 12,100 shy of the drawdown goal for 2016 of 475,000.
January 12, 2016 – The Honolulu Star-Advertiser, by William Cole
Amid a North Korean nuclear test, Russian bombers flying near Guam, and China’s claims in the South China Sea, the Air Force is dispatching 12 F-16 Fighting Falcons to Guam’s Andersen Air Force Base in mid-January.
January 12, 2016 – Military.com, by Richard Sisk
The U.S. Army’s 25th Infantry Division in Hawaii is reorganizing to convert a Stryker brigade into an infantry brigade with the loss of at least 1,200 positions, reflecting the difficult choices throughout the service in downsizing to meet budget demands.