|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:24:54 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] "At The Monterey Presidio [CA], City And Army Partner To Reduce Costs"|
At The Monterey Presidio, City And Army Partner To Reduce Costs by Krista Almanzan National Public Radio January 22, 2015At a time when the Department of Defense budget is under pressure, some military bases are re-examining how they operate to find ways to save.
And increasingly, base officials are looking west to a model established at the Presidio of Monterey, an installation on California's Central Coast where the Army has a unique relationship with the city. Over time, millions of dollars have been saved.
The Presidio is home to the Defense Language Institute where the military teaches nearly two dozen languages including Pashto, Hebrew and Korean. This Army installation is so close to Monterey that houses and streets of the outside community dead end at the Presidio's gate.
"If you think about it, the Presidio sits inside the City of Monterey boundaries," says George Helms, the city's general services superintendent.
... For the entire story, seehttp://www.npr.org/2015/01/22/374557702/at-the-monterey-presidio-city- and-army-partner-to-reduce-costs
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