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USACE Finishing Construction of Intell & Security Command Facility in Virginia

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District is nearing completion of the Secure Administrative/Operations Facility in Virginia which will house operations under the Army Intelligence and Security Command, DVIDShub.net reported Monday. The 381,000-square foot facility is located at Fort Belvoir and will be used for INSCOM’s various intelligence-related activities including training, acquisition, logistics and communications to support operations under the joint and coalition commands, Army and intelligence community. 

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GAO Comments on USACE, GSA Contract Change Processing

The Government Accountability Office conducted an inspection on the construction projects of the Army Corps of Engineers and the General Services Administration. GAO said Tuesday that it found both agencies do not regularly track the time length of processing contract changes. This reduces USACE's and GSA's capacities to identify and address issues, according to GAO.

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Army Corps of Engineers Unveils FY 2019 Work Plan for Civil Works Program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has submitted to Congress its work plan for several projects under its Civil Works program. The service said Wednesday it will get a total of $6.9B in fiscal 2019 funds for the Army Civil Works program through the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

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Trump OKs FY 2019 Appropriations Minibus for VA, Military Construction, Energy & Water

President Donald Trump has signed into law a package of bills that would allocate fiscal 2019 funds for the Department of Veterans Affairs, military construction and energy and water infrastructure. A White House fact sheet published Friday says the minibus legislation would appropriate $86.5B  in funds for VA, including $1.75B for MISSION Act programs, $1.1B for electronic health record system modernization and $8.6B for mental health services.
 

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USACE Completes Nuclear Decommissioning of STURGIS Ship

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completely decommissioned the nuclear reactor aboard the MH-1A Sturgis ship. USACE's Baltimore-based Radiological Center of Expertise conducted the decommissioning together with Galveston District personnel over the last three years in an effort to remove and dispose of the reactor, USACE said Friday.

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Col. Christine Beeler Assigned as Army Contracting Command Deputy Commander

The Defense Department has assigned Col. Christine Beeler, former deputy director of contracting at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to serve as deputy commander at the Army Contracting Command. She will operate from Redstone Arsenal, Ala. in her new role, the DoD said Tuesday.

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