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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.



Base Realignment and Closure

A military installation is expanding, realigning, or closing.


Community Investment

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


Compatible Use

Development needs of your community impact the local military installation.


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.”
Learn About Grants

Project Profiles

See how we helped communities just like yours.

Aberdeen Proving Ground

Maryland counties collaborate with Aberdeen Proving Ground on planning and growth.

Youngstown Air Reserve Station

Trumball Co. and Youngstown ARS examine impacts of civilian growth on military mission.

Wallops Island SCSC

Accomack Co. studies ways for continued growth while supporting nearby military installations.

News & Updates

CBO Releases an Interactive Tool for Analyzing the Military’s Forces and Provides an Update on Transparency

Yesterday, CBO released an interactive tool for analyzing the military's force structure—a new method for...


WSU receives $2.5 million grant to continue advanced manufacturing programs

Wichita State University received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment to...



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