The Department of Defense today announced the Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation Award for 19 grants totaling approximately $90 million under the Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program. The Defense Community Infrastructure pilot program is a competitive infrastructure improvement program for states and communities to support military value, installation resilience and/or family quality that will benefit their local installations.
On August 15, Dr. William A. LaPlante, Undersecretary of Defense for Procurement and Sustainability, instructed the Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation to invite grant applications from 19 applicants based on a competitive ranking of all proposed projects in response to a May 9 request for response. , 2022, Announcement of Funding Opportunity for Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program.
These awards come from funds received beginning in fiscal 2022 and free up an additional $98,882,912 million in non-state and other federal funds for a total investment of $188,579,140 million.
“The Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program is critical to delivering public infrastructure and services that benefit not only our local entities, but also our service members, their families and the ministry, while creating meaningful partnerships and resilience at the state and local levels. Let’s help support the mission,” LaPlante said.
The scholarship awards are as follows, in alphabetical order by institution:
- $ to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency in support of the Fort Devens Reserve Force Training Area to build a new fire station to accommodate relocation from the current inappropriate location and to co-locate a regional emergency dispatch center and community police agency 4,653,757.
- $3,493,130 to Walton County, Fla. in support of Eglin Air Force Base to construct a new fire station to enable rapid deployment of fire and rescue services in the wilderness.
- $5.3 million to the community of Anchorage, Alaska, in support of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to build a new Port of Alaska microgrid, battery storage, and electrical infrastructure to make the region more resilient.
- $1,278,280 to the University of Massachusetts, Lowell in support of Hanscom Air Force Base to build a new cyber operations center with a sensitive department information facility to support the area during critical events.
- $7,670,000 to the City of Hampton, Virginia in support of Joint Base Langley-Eustice for the construction of a new combined shooting range to replace the two low and poorly located existing shooting ranges.
- Albert J. $2,000,000 to Onslow County, North Carolina in support of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune for the rehabilitation of the runway at Ellis Airport, restoring its surface and original carrying capacity, benefiting all travel to and from Marine Corps Base Camp. Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station New River and Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.
- $596,470 City of Atlantic Beach, Fla. Naval Station Mayport has provided water support for the construction of a new 12-inch water line that will improve capacity and pressure for consumers adjacent to the installation and allow for future connections to the installation. provide redundancy.
- $2,850,000 to the North Dakota Department of Transportation in support of Minot Air Force Base to construct new freeway culverts on US-2 and US-52 to reduce washout and allow safe operations at installation.
- $4,495,000 to the City of Mountain Home, Idaho, to support Mountain Home Air Force Base in constructing new drinking water wells and associated infrastructure to support the development of additional housing and support infrastructure near the facility for personnel.
- $1,042,609 to the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, Pennsylvania, in support of the Philadelphia Navy Yard Annex to complete the east-west connection to the Philadelphia Navy Yard’s fiber optic network that will provide secure, direct control and monitoring of each power grid substation and others Security measures allow improvements in installation.
- $2,485,308 to the Hawaii State Department of Lands and Natural Resources in support of the Pohakuloa Training Area to improve wildfire suppression and construction of a new firefighting and conservation camp to accommodate fire engine maintenance and repairs.
- $2,095,100 for the England Economic and Industrial Development District, Louisiana in support of Fort Polk to build a new wash rack at Alexandria International Airport, the airfield of the Joint Preparedness Training Center, which disembarks from Fort Polk to provide safer and faster transportation to ensure the transport training rotation of vehicles.
- City of Boiling Springs Lake, North Carolina is supporting Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point to restore four levees damaged by Hurricane Florence in 2018, restore levee safety, and reduce flood risk to military operations to $14,900,000.
- City of Enid, in support of Vance Air Force Base to construct new upgrades to Woodring Airport to expand operational capacity, improve aircraft fueling and maintenance, and an increased student load for $2,847,000 in pilot training missions to Oklahoma to manage something.
- $12,752,540 to the Alaska Energy Authority in support of Fort Wainwright’s construction of a 34-mile extension of electrical transmission lines at the remote Black Rapids training ground, where diesel generators are currently the only source of power.
- $400,000 to the West Virginia Military Authority to support the West Virginia Army National Guard in building new physical security infrastructure at Rock Branch Warehouse, a shared-use facility supporting the National Guard, United States Navy and multiple state agencies. ,
- $1,266,555 to the City of White Settlement, Texas in support of Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth for the construction of new drainage improvements to prevent flooding in existing residential areas, with a nearby naval facility as well as an adjacent Texas National Guard facility and protect industrial property.
- $6,284,379 to the City of Newport News, Virginia to assist Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in constructing new improvements at Harwood’s Mill Reservoir Dam to improve flood control and ensure a reliable water supply to the facilities.
- $13,286,100 to the Arizona Department of Transportation for installation to and from Yuma Proving Ground to support construction of new improvements along US Route 95 and the Welton-Mohawk Irrigation Canal Bridge to provide safer and more reliable transportation of personnel and equipment to allow.
Groundbreaking for these projects can begin as soon as all environmental requirements are met.
The Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program is authorized under 10 US Code 2391.
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