|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 21 Oct 2015 00:52:00 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLOSURE: "Army tells commanders to move out of and mothball older facilities"|
Army tells commanders to move out of and mothball older facilities By Jared Serbu Federal News Radio October 19, 2015 With the odds dim that Congress will allow the Army to shrink its footprint of bases in line with its shrinking force, the service is implementing one of the few alternatives it has to a base realignment and closure (BRAC) round: moving soldiers and civilians out of its oldest buildings and shuttering them. Lt. Gen. David Halverson, the commander of Army Installation Management Command has just signed an execution order telling base commanders to consolidate their personnel into the newest buildings they have and do everything they can to clear out of older, half-empty facilities. The measures are being undertaken mostly to save scarce maintenance dollars, partially because older buildings tend to be more costly to run. Some, officials said, will be placed in a long-term mothball status, others will be tagged for eventual demolition. … For the entire article, see http://federalnewsradio.com/army/2015/10/army-tells-commanders-move-mothball-older-facilities/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650-961-8918 or 650-969-1545 Fax: 650-961-8918 LSiegel@cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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