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Compatible Use

Maintaining the military’s ability to carry out their missions is vital to the preservation of national security. However, population growth and urban development near military installations, ranges, or on lands beneath designated military training routes or special use airspace, can impact military test, training, and operations. OEA’s Compatible Use Program can provide an opportunity for continued community development and economic growth, and to maintain the military’s ability to test and train. Open communication, comprehensive community planning, and collaboration can help both parties meet their goals.

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Project Profiles

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Vance Air Force Base

Communities near Vance work together for successful growth while protecting the military mission.

Pinal County

Communities in Pinal County work with neighboring military installations on urban development.

Naval Weapon Station Earle

Communities in Monmouth County work with NWS Earle on compatible growth and urban development.

Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg

Communities in Hamden Township address urban growth issues with local military installation.

Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station / Camp Navajo

Coconino County communities collaborate with local military for compatible civilan growth.

Joint Base San Antonio

San Antonio works together with local joint base to ensure sucessful growth and mission readiness.

Joint Base Langley-Eustis

Communities surrounding Joint Base Langley-Eustis working together to address urban growth.

Hampton Roads Region – Portsmouth and Chesapeake

The region of Hampton Roads works together with the Navy on growth and management issues.

Grissom Air Reserve Base

Miami County collaborating with Grissom ARB for successful growth at Grisson Aeroplex.

Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center and Alpena Joint Training Center

NE Michigan comes together to work on growth issues with area military installations.

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