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This investment in Georgia’s military installations is very good news for Georgia,” Isakson said. “Our facilities play a key role in the security of our nation, and I am very pleased to see such a strong commitment to them from Washington.”The bill provides $6.5 billion in total military construction funding, $5.4 billion for active duty construction and $1.1 billion for the reserve components, as well as $3.99 billion for family housing construction and improvements which includes $1.98 billion for operation and maintenance for existing units. Also included is $5.4 billion for implementation of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) which includes $5.2 billion for 2005 implementation and $191.2 million for prior BRAC rounds.
Highlights for Georgia in the bill include:
$15 million for Forensics Lab at Fort Gillem
$23.8 million for Brigade Complex at Fort Stewart
$7.7 million for Child Development Center at Fort Stewart
$6.8 million for Child Development Center at Fort Stewart
$23 million for Combined Arms Collective Training Facility at Fort Stewart
$34 million for Digital Multipurpose Range Complex at Fort Stewart
$13.6 million for Reaction Force Facility Auxiliary Support Complex at Kings Bay
$6.6 million for Waterfront Security Force Facility at Kings Bay
$30 million for Advanced Metal Finishing Facility at Robins Air Force Base
$8.6 million for Depot Maintenance Support Hangar at Robins Air Force Base
$7.1 million to replace operations at the Security Forces Complex at Air National Guard Savannah/Hilton Head IAP
$77 million for Augusta Regional Security Operations Center/NSA
$24.2 million for Consolidated Containerization Point at Robins Air Force Base/DLA
$21 million for software facility at Robins Air Force Base
$350 million for Georgia Military Construction projects in the Department of Defense BRAC account, $300M for Fort Benning
$8.7 million for Troop Dorms at the Georgia Air National Guard in Savannah
$5 million for a Combat Vehicle Warehouse at the Marine Corps Logistics Base, Albany
Originally posted by jhill76
I just moved to Georgia and I wander will this be the first place where it all goes down, if it is, I know I wouldn't stand a chance because everyone around here would submit.
Ft. Mc Pherson - US Force Command - Multiple reports that this will be the national headquarters and coordinating center for foreign/UN troop movement and detainee collection
Originally posted by musselwhite
am I just paranoid or is Bush making his move for Dictatorship of North American Union?
139th IS Air Guard 'stands up'
first unit in 30 years
Georgia ’s newest Air National Guard unit, the 139th Intelligence Squadron was officially activated on May 29th at Fort Gordon , GA , becoming the ninth Air Guard unit in the state and the first new Georgia Air Guard unit in more than 30 years.
The mission of the new unit is the executing of cryptologic intelligence operations to satisfy strategic, operations and tactical intelligence requirements of national decision makers, combatant commanders and combat operations. In addition, the 139th IS has an important state mission of providing a trained and equipped force to assist the citizens of Georgia in times of emergency.
why Georgia? is this normal? somebody listen to me. Our military is gearing up w/USNORTHCOM joint exercises currently going on.......am I just paranoid or is Bush making his move for Dictatorship of North American Union?