BRAC links and resources

Monday - 5/9/2011, 2:00am EDT

Federal News Radio has compiled a list of Base Realignment and Closure resources from across the Web. If you have a link to add, please email us or tweet us @FedNewsRadio.

FEDERAL NEWS RADIO:

BRAC Archive Page -- archive of all Federal News Radio stories about BRAC

BRAC Impact Series -- archive of all stories from BRAC Impact: A Federal News Radio and WTOP In Depth Series

GOVERNMENT LINKS:

Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission Final Report (November 9, 2005) -- The Defense Department has until September 15, 2011 to complete implementation of these recommendations.

List of 2005 BRAC Commission closures and realignments

Official DoD BRAC page

Official DoD civilian BRAC page

BRAC Commission website

DoD Report on 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Implementation: Vol 1 (August 2010) -- update on BRAC progress as of August 2010

Base Redevelopment and Realignment Manual (March 1, 2006) -- prescribes the procedures on how to reuse and redevelop bases

DoD final rule on the regulations governing BRAC (February 28, 2006)

Office of Economic Adjustment -- helps communities impacted by BRAC develop base reuse plans

Maryland's BRAC Page

SPECIFIC BRANCH/BASE PLANS:

Army BRAC Plan

Navy/Marine Corps BRAC page

Air Force Fiscal Year 2011 Force Structure Announcement

Mark Center BRAC plan -- Alexandria, Va.

Washington Headquarters Service -- Under the 2005 BRAC Act, the WHS BRAC Program Office was formed to execute the relocation of DoD employees to Fort Belvoir.

Ft. Belvoir -- main page for all BRAC activities at Ft. Belvoir.

DISA BRAC Information Portal -- DISA is relocating for Ft. Meade, Md. as part of the 2005 BRAC initiative.

Ft. Meade Base Realignment and Closure page -- Ft. Meade, Md.

National Naval Medical Center BRAC page -- Bethesda, Md.

Quantico BRAC page -- Quantico, Va.

SELECTED GAO REPORTS ON BRAC:

Military Base Realignments and Closures: DOD Is Taking Steps to Mitigate Challenges but Is Not Fully Reporting Some Additional Costs -- Jul 21, 2010

Military Base Realignments and Closures: Estimated Costs Have Increased While Savings Estimates Have Decreased Since Fiscal Year 2009 -- Nov 13, 2009

Military Base Realignments and Closures: Transportation Impact of Personnel Increases Will Be Significant, but Long-Term Costs Are Uncertain and Direct Federal Support Is Limited -- Sep 9, 2009

Military Base Realignments and Closures: DOD Needs to Update Savings Estimates and Continue to Address Challenges in Consolidating Supply-Related Functions at Depot Maintenance Locations -- July 9, 2009

Military Base Realignments and Closures: DOD Faces Challenges in Implementing Recommendations on Time and Is Not Consistently Updating Savings Estimates -- January 30, 2009

Military Base Realignments and Closures: Army Is Developing Plans to Transfer Functions from Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, but Challenges Remain -- August 13, 2008

High-Level Leadership Needed to Help Communities Address Challenges Caused by DOD-Related Growth -- Jun 17, 2008

DOD Funding for Infrastructure and Road Improvements Surrounding Growth Installations -- April 1, 2008

Estimated growth of communities impacted by BRAC -- March 2008

OTHER LINKS:

Federal Funding of Transportation Improvements in BRAC Cases -- Transportation Research Board of the National Academies (February 2011)