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  • Air Force, Army, Navy partner on gift deal

    Two recent gift offers at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., and Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., highlight successful collaboration between the Air Force, Army and Navy. The Air Force Real Property Agency, located in San Antonio Texas, executed a gift of real property on behalf of the Air Force Materiel Command, from the Navy League, for the permanent
  • Reese Technology Center: Research Powerhouse in Lubbock

    Pilots trained to fly at the former Reese Air Force Base may remember what have been described as "interesting crosswinds." The military pilots are gone, but the blustery winds are helping to put this Northwest Texas city on the renewable energy map.These winds, as well as other hallmarks of the area - such as cotton and tornados - are key research
  • Army Corps Awards $5 Million Contract for Psychiatric Hospital at Mather

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has awarded a $5 million contract to a Reno, Nevada firm to build an inpatient mental health facility at the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System at the former Mather Air Force Base.Geney/Gassiot Inc. will build the 12,600 square foot facility, beginning construction in spring 2011.
  • <i>What's New With Mather?</i> Redevelopment strong in medical sector, stalled on cargo front

    Since 1993, Sacramento County, the local redevelopment agency for the former Mather Air Force Base, has been transforming Mather into a regional employment hub. In 1988, the economy here received a blow when the military base was targeted for closure by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission. The base closed in 1993, erasing about 7,600 jobs
  • Air Force, industry leaders brainstorm at Renewable Energy Industry Day

    During the U.S. Air Force Renewable Energy Industry Day on December 8, Air Force senior leaders joined more than 250 industry professionals to exchange ideas about partnering to increase renewable energy supplies and achieve energy goals.Terry Yonkers, the assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment, and logistics, urged a

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