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Brian Lepore, Director of Defense Capabiliies and Management, GAO

Pentagon and Congressional defense leaders worry military bases, especially large test ranges, are potential targets for spying by foreign governments. That's why they want to know who their neighbors are and what they are doing so close to DOD camps and bases. Brian Lapore is the director of Defense Capabilities and Management at the Government Accountability Office. On the Federal Drive with Tom Temin, he explained why it's important to understand who owns and occupies the land surrounding training ranges.

Tags: Brian Lepore , GAO , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , DoD ,

Tuesday - 12/30/2014, 09:28am EST
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Communications gap is putting DoD test ranges at risk, GAO says

A Government Accountability Office report says the Defense Department needs to close a gap in interagency communications to reduce the risk of foreign observation of its testing facilities.

Tags: Brian Lepore , GAO , DoD , Interior , Transportation Department , Facilities , infrastructure , Michael OConnell , Bureau of Land Management , Federal Drive

Thursday - 01/01/2015, 01:39pm EST
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Jared Serbu, Defense Reporter, Federal News Radio

Spending for military bases takes a backseat in the Defense Department's 2015 budget.

Tags: Jared Serbu , DoD , budget , military construction

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 01:06pm EDT
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July 4th fireworks scrapped at a number of bases

Tags: DoD , Sequestration ,

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 03:12am EDT

Greener bases depend on future BRAC rounds

The creation of sustainable installations will be largely dependent on future base realignment and closures or BRAC, said Dr. Dorothy Robyn, the department's deputy undersecretary for installations and environment.

Tags: Dorothy Robyn , DoD , green government , BRAC , Federal Drive

Thursday - 05/24/2012, 12:48pm EDT
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Renewable energy, repurposing buildings priorities for Army's Hammack

Katherine Hammack, the assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and the Environment, joins Pentagon Solutions to discuss the Energy Initiatives Task Force, which focuses on creating large renewable energy projects on military bases.

Tags: Army , DoD , energy , renewable energy , Katherine Hammack , In Depth , Francis Rose , Pentagon Solutions , Energy initiatives task force

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 05:39pm EDT
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EPA recognizes DoD bases for energy savings

Gary McNeil, a co-manager of EPA's Combined Heat and Power Program, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss an award for energy savings earned by two military bases.

Tags: technology , green government , renewable energy , Gary McNeil , EPA , DoD , In Depth , Francis Rose

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 07:36pm EST
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Defense think tank calls for shifting military bases in Middle East

The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, the influential defense think tank, has called on the U.S. military to redraw the map of military bases scattered throughout the Middle East. Mark Gunzinger, a senior fellow at CSBA, and his colleague Chris Dougherty joined Pentagon Solutions with Francis Rose to discuss the report.

Tags: In Depth , Pentagon Solution , DoD , CSBA , Mark Gunzinger , Chris Dougherty , Francis Rose

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 06:11pm EST
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New report highlights problem of encroachment around military bases

Problem is affecting members of the military, their families and civilians.

Tags: Management , encroachment , National Academy of Public Administration , Bruce McDowell

Monday - 01/11/2010, 04:21pm EST
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U.S. must walk fine line with foreign military bases

Phil Ewing, Pentagon reporter for Politico

Tags: Phil Ewing , Politico , Robert Gates , Iraq , Afghanistan , Barack Obama

Monday - 03/07/2011, 08:19pm EST
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