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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.

Reserve breaks ground on Belvoir BRAC headquarters

The Army Reserve is breaking ground Monday on an 88,000 square-foot headquarters at Fort Belvoir Monday. The new $19 million facility will accommodate more than 400 workers who now occupy leased space in Crystal City.

Sunday - 10/31/2010, 10:31pm EDT

DISA to offer classified telework perk

As part of a huge move, DISA finds little things can mean the most. To keep just a few feds on the job, a new classified telework center is in the works. We get details from DISA's Jack Penkoske.

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 09:40am EDT
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BRAC beefs up Ft. Meade

Base hosts tour to show off new facilities

Wednesday - 10/20/2010, 09:40am EDT

Ft Meade gets greenlight for BRAC traffic change

The state of Maryland and the Defense Department have reached agreement on critical traffic improvements in and around Fort Meade in preparation for an influx of new workers expected to arrive as a result of the base relocation and closing process.

Friday - 10/15/2010, 09:51am EDT

Walter Reed heading for mixed-use development

With the Walter Reed Army Medical Center set to close in less than a year, DC officials are unveiling their plans to redevelop a 62-acre portion of the hospital grounds into a neighborhood with new homes, shopping, green space and schools.

Thursday - 10/14/2010, 08:40am EDT

Moran says Mark Center 'is not going to work'

Rep. Jim Moran tells Federal News Radio if you take 395 through Arlington, your commute may be about to get two to three hours longer every day.

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 10:08am EDT
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Maryland offers BRAC bucks for homebuyers

Moving to the Free State as a result of BRAC? Maryland's got a little something for you when you buy a home.

Thursday - 09/30/2010, 08:40am EDT

Army Materiel moving from Belvoir to 'Bama

The Army Material Command is moving from Ft. Belvoir to Redstone Arsenal. At least most of it is. We get an update from Kate Kelley, chief of the BRAC office.

Wednesday - 09/22/2010, 11:04am EDT
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Bill would freeze JFCOM BRAC closing

'Stop loss' back pay goes unclaimed

Thursday - 09/16/2010, 08:40am EDT

DISA braces for BRAC and the Beltway

DISA's Dave Bullock has done the loops and the laps. He tells us what he's found.

Friday - 09/10/2010, 09:40am EDT
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Lawmakers join forces in a BRAC fightback

DISA's BRAC move includes a huge commute, TRICARE coverage extended to those under 60

Friday - 09/10/2010, 08:40am EDT

Army sends in tech squad to fix cemetery

CIO's office detailed experts to assess the problems, and formulate a plan to improve how Arlington National Cemetery manages and tracks veterans' records. Lt. Gen. Sorenson says the first thing is to ensure the data is correct. He says the end result could include an online capability to find out where loved ones are buried.

Friday - 08/13/2010, 06:14am EDT
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Marines are on the move to Guam

Defense officials characterized the realignment of U.S. forces in the Pacific as a strategic move, similar to domestic Base Realignment and Closure moves. We get an update from David Bice, Executive Director of the Joint Guam Program Office.

Friday - 08/06/2010, 10:40am EDT
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Uncle Sam: When in Doubt Move Something

Federal agencies move operations, and people, all the time. Sometimes the reasons are noble: to save taxpayer money, improve operations and for national security. Sometimes they are part of empire-building or please-a-politician reason. Check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's column today.

Wednesday - 08/04/2010, 04:00am EDT

Alabama becomes new federal hot spot

In 2005, the BRAC recommended the Missile Defense Agency move most of its operations out to Redstone Arsenal in northern Alabama.

Tuesday - 08/03/2010, 05:13pm EDT
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BRAC families get mortgage help in Md.

The new initiative will provide $100 million in mortgage loans to homebuyers in the 10 jurisdictions within the state most impacted by BRAC.

Thursday - 07/08/2010, 02:28pm EDT

Vacation cybersecurity advice

GAO questions cloud computing security, DISA lease woes slow cybercommand

Tuesday - 07/06/2010, 08:30am EDT

What the cuts in federal building costs really mean

We get analysis from Washington Business Journal Sarah Krouse.

Monday - 06/14/2010, 03:45pm EDT
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Bill would block BRAC traffic at the parking lot

It's being called a potential traffic catastrophe. Thousands of federal workers, and their cars, are being shifted to already crowded roads in Northern Virginia as part of BRAC. Now, there are efforts to stop it.

Wednesday - 05/26/2010, 07:14am EDT

DISA career fair coming to Ft. Meade

DISA brings a career fair to Ft. Meade for the first time. DISA's director of Manpower, Personnel and Security Jack Penkoske says attendees can build their federal resumes, qualify for security clearances and take advantage of the organization's award-winning quality of life programs.

Tuesday - 04/13/2010, 10:52am EDT
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