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GAO: DoD Needs Guidance for AoA Processes on Military Construction Projects

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Defense Department to develop guidance that mandates the use of best practices when analysis of alternatives processes are performed on future military construction projects. A GAO report published Monday says auditors found five criteria drive the DoD’s AOA process including impact on intelligence operations, bilateral and …

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Congressional Negotiators Agree on $83B Military Construction, Veterans’ Benefits and Zika Response Bill

A joint House-Senate committee has submitted the final conference report on a bill that would provide $82.5 billion to fund military facility construction projects, veterans’ benefits programs and Zika response efforts. The House Appropriations Committee said Wednesday the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Zika Response Appropriations Act now heads to the House for consideration. The proposed budget is about $2.6 billion more …

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Joint Committee Starts to Tackle Military Construction, Veterans Programs, Zika Response Funding Bill

A joint committee of House and Senate appropriators met Tuesday to begin discussions on a bill that would fund the Defense Department‘s military infrastructure projects and the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ quality-of-life programs for former service members in fiscal year 2017. The bill would also provide financial aid to domestic and international …

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Lt. Gen. David Halverson: Military Construction Projects Suffer from Budget Shortfalls

Officials in charge of U.S. military infrastructure programs told a Senate appropriations subcommittee Tuesday that budget cuts have delayed repairs and improvements to the Defense Department‘s mission-critical facilities, DoD News reported Wednesday. Claudette Roulo writes Lt. Gen. David Halverson, head of the Army Installation Management Command, said at the subcommittee …

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