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Project Highlights

OEA continues to assist communities, both large and small, with adapting to Defense program changes. Communities benefit from decades of OEA knowledge and community best practices, allowing them to leverage state and federal resources to proactively and positively change their individual community.

Each project highlight story below showcases a challenge the community is facing and how this community, with OEA support, is working to solve it.

Compatible Use Project Highlights

Camp Ashland Training Site, Nebraska

Satellite View of Camp Ashland

Military Mission

The Camp Ashland Training Site, encompassing 1,118 acres, is located in eastern Nebraska near the city of Ashland and within the counties of Sarpy and Saunders. The Platte River bisects the site. Camp Ashland provides training facilities for the Nebraska Army National Guard, other military services, and federal and state agencies. Camp Ashland also provides recreational opportunities for retired and active Department of Defense personnel. Major tenants on the training site include the 209th Regional Training Institute, the Recruit Sustainment Program, the Civil Air Patrol, and the Navy Reserves. The site also includes the H.J. Paul Army Airfield and the Fort Mead satellite site, which is primarily used for troop maneuvers

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Camp Atterbury, Indiana

Camp Atterbury

Military Mission

Camp Atterbury is a federal installation comprising 33,139 acres located in south central Indiana and serving as a State of Indiana Army National Guard training and mobilization site, one of the Army's "Power Generation Platforms." The Indiana Army National Guard operates the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center (MUTC), a 1,000 Advanced Urban Training Facility located approximated 40 miles from Camp Atterbury. While MUTC is state-owned, the site is capable of supporting the U.S. military's stability and reconstruction training requirements. Troops and emergency management organizations are transported from Camp Atterbury to MUTC for training in civilian /military response operations and military urban warfare.

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Camp Butner Training Site, North Carolina

Camp Butner

Military Mission

The Camp Butner Training Site (CBTS) encompasses approximately 4,880 acres located four miles northwest of the town of Butner, North Carolina and within the counties of Granville and Durham. Camp Butner serves as the primary field training site for the North Carolina National Guard, recording more than 22,000 man-days training annually. Camp Butner provides small arms ranges and training facilities year round, supporting the North Carolina National Guard mission by facilitating the training of soldiers, airmen, Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, and civil authorities. Training facilities include small arms weapon ranges, a multipurpose machine gun range, a land navigation course, and an engagement skills training center. A multitude of other functions in support of unit training also exist at the site.

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Camp Crowder, Missouri

Office of Economic Adjustment Seal

Military Mission

Camp Crowder is a Federally-owned facility licensed to the Missouri Army National Guard (ARNG) and is located in the southwestern corner of Missouri. It is comprised of 3,040 acres and lies within both the City of Neosho and Newton County. The City of Neosho is contiguous with the installation’s western border, and Newton County borders the installation along the north, east and south.

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Camp Rilea Training Center, Oregon

View of Camp Rilea

Military Mission

The Oregon Army National Guard operates Camp Rilea as a National Guard and military training site, encompassing 1,886 acres of state-owned property located in northwest Oregon, in the Clatsop Plains, south of the city of Warrenton in Clatsop County. The installation is configured in a north-south orientation, one mile wide by three miles long, with three miles of frontage on the Pacific Ocean. The installation is surrounded mostly by private land holdings on the north, east and south with State Parks Lands bordering the northwest, southwest and western boundaries.

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Camp Roberts Maneuver Training Center, California

Camp Roberts

Military Mission

Camp Roberts Maneuver Training Center is a California Army National Guard facility located in San Luis Obispo and Monterey Counties, adjacent to the unincorporated community of San Miguel. Camp Roberts comprises 42,814 acres owned by the Department of the Army, licensed to the State of California, and operated by the California Army National Guard. The Camp Roberts mission is to train and mobilize National Guard, Army Reserve, and Active components. SATCOM, an independent satellite communications facility situated in the middle of Camp Roberts, occupies 20 acres, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS), part of the Naval Postgraduate School, owns and operates McMillan Airfield in the southwestern corner of Camp Roberts. The Camp accommodates a full range of maneuver and weapons training, from weapons qualifications to training of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), and has seen a significant increase in training requirements in recent years.

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