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October 28 BRAC Update at NVRC
Northern Virginia Regional Commission Hosts BRAC Update

NVRC had three presentations at the Commission meeting on October 28, 2010 given by the military to address how Fort Belvoir, Marine Corps Base Quantico, and Washington Headquarters Service were working towards September 2011 BRAC changes.

The BRAC changes were to mitigate the administration and operations of the Armed Forces and to achieve costs efficiency, numerous realignment and closure actions for domestic military installations and DOD organizations recommended by the BRAC Commission of 2005. Relocation of various defense agency personnel and activities from leased spaces within the national capital region to move behind the gates is taken place in Northern Virginia.


Col. Mark Moffatt, Deputy Garrison Commander for BRAC, Ft Belvoir provided overview of the construction being done to transform Fort Belvoir with new buildings and transportation/infrastructure improvements.  View presentation... 

John Rosewarne, Director, Business Performance Office and BRAC Coordinator, Marine Corps Base Quantico gave a project overview of the Military Department Investigative Agencies (MDIA) co-location at MCB Quantico and the base infrastructure being completed by 23 December 2010 for relocation moving in from April through August 2011 for operational capability by September 2011.   View presentation...

Paul McMahon, BRAC Director, Washington Headquarters Service, Defense Facilities Directorate provided a project overview of BRAC – 133 or the Mark Center development in Alexandria, Virginia. The Transportation Management Plan (RMP) was reviewed to achieve a 40 percent reduction or more of non-SOV trips to the site to minimize traffic impacts on the community. Twenty-four different DOD organizations will be relocating to the Mark Center or Fort Belvoir North.  View presentation...
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