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BRAC News

The Base Realignment and Closure process is an exercise by the federal government to determine the best use of its military installations. This includes both the closure and realignment of assets in an effort to increase efficiency within the Defense Department.

DISA's telework helps take a bite out of BRAC

Reducing traffic at Fort Meade relies on telework.

Monday - 04/11/2011, 04:00am EDT

OMB to flesh out details of civilian BRAC effort

The administration expects to submit a legislative proposal to Congress by the end of April outlining how they will create a board to improve the process to dispose of excess property. OMB controller Danny Werfel said the White House will follow DoD's BRAC effort in many ways. Some lawmakers question OMB's leadership in this effort.

Thursday - 04/07/2011, 07:28am EDT
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New boundries set for Walter Reed

Revised boundries for the Walter Reed campus have been announced.

Thursday - 03/24/2011, 10:40am EDT

Medical museum is on the move

The bullet that killed President Lincoln is one of many cool items on the move at the National Museum of Health and Medicine. NMHM's Tim Clarke gives us an update.

Monday - 03/21/2011, 09:31am EDT
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An in-depth look at base realignment and closure

Tim Ford, CEO of the Association of Defense Communities, joins host Derrick Dortch for a wide-ranging discussion of BRAC and the opportunities available for those who want to get involved in the process.
March 4, 2011 (Encore presentation June 17, 2011)

Friday - 03/04/2011, 10:42pm EST
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Navy's Mabus: No plans for more BRAC closings in 2015

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said there are no plans in place for Base Realignment and Closure starting in 2015.

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 03:38pm EST

BRAC crunch time for Arlington County, Va.

Dr. Andrea Morris, BRAC Project Coordinator for Arlington County, Va. joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss the latest on how the Base Realignment and Closure process is affecting Arlington County, Va.
February 25, 2011(Encore presentation May 13, 2011)

Monday - 02/28/2011, 05:06pm EST
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Maryland releases 2010 BRAC progress report

We learn about Maryland's effort to ease the way for BRAC from Lt. Governor Anthony Brown.

Monday - 02/14/2011, 09:08am EST
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Whack DC But Hit Denver & Houston

With all this talk about furloughs and layoffs Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has a timely reminder for politicians: while their target may be waste, red tape and duplication in Washington, people hurt most by government cutbacks live, work and VOTE way outside the beltway.

Thursday - 01/20/2011, 04:00am EST

DISA's BRAC move to Ft. Meade underway

As DISA heads north for the Maryland border, we get an update from Director for Manpower, Personnel and Security, Jack Penkoske.

Wednesday - 01/19/2011, 09:40am EST
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Defense expands cyber DMZs

DoD is expanding the use of demilitarized zones to improve security of its unclassified network. Over the next two years, DISA require all service applications to go through these buffer zones.

Friday - 01/07/2011, 07:45am EST
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DISA wants more vendor accountability

DISA's Tony Montemarano said the agency wants to use more performance based contracts to better manage contractors.

Friday - 01/07/2011, 07:09am EST

Moran: Mark Center traffic to create 'chaos'

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) said his efforts to limit parking at the Alexandria administrative center were not part of the new defense authorization bill.

Monday - 01/03/2011, 04:59pm EST
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Congress orders DoD to study Mark Center traffic

Language in the defense authorization bill passed this week will require the Army to submit a transportation plan to Congress in the next 90 days, addressing how 6,400 new Pentagon workers will commute to a new office with no access to Metro.

Friday - 12/24/2010, 02:22pm EST

College trains feds and industry in cyber

More cybersecurity jobs are being added to the D.C. region every day. Jon Lau, Director of the Center for Cybersecurity for UMBC Training Centers, tells host Tom Temin how his university is trying to help fulfill that need.
December 23, 2010

Tuesday - 12/21/2010, 02:17pm EST
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ManTech holds BRAC related job fair today

ManTech, a defense contractor, is looking to fill more than 400 jobs, many being moved as a result of BRAC.

Friday - 12/10/2010, 09:40am EST
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WRIT bets on BRAC

The Washington Real Estate Investment Trust buys a big shopping center in Columbia, Maryland head of BRAC moves.

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 09:40am EST

Live Blog: Ask the Governor with Bob McDonnell

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell talks with WTOP's Mark Segraves

Tuesday - 11/30/2010, 11:51am EST

Moran: BRAC Mark Center move must be delayed

Congressman Jim Moran tells Federal News Radio about his efforts to delay a BRAC move to Alexandria's Mark Center.

Monday - 11/22/2010, 10:08am EST
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Maryland launches BRAC blog

Maryland has a new blog about BRAC.

Thursday - 11/11/2010, 02:43pm EST
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