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Base Realignment and Closure

Any change to operations on a local military installation can have an impact on the surrounding communities. Whether it is an increase or reduction in number of forces located on base, a base closure, or program adjustment, these changes can disrupt the economic stability of towns and even whole states. To minimize the impacts of military operational changes, OEA provides technical guidance and expertise, as well as financial assistance to state and local governments directly affected by these changes.

If your community is affected by BRAC, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance and the expert support necessary to address the economic impact to local and regional communities. By working with OEA, communities facing BRAC are able to work toward new opportunities for economic stability.

Technical Assistance

Explore BRAC's Organize, Plan, and Implement Approach.

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Eligibility and Requirements

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Establish an LRA

The development of a Local Redevelopment Authority is at the core of any BRAC transition.

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Project Profiles

Currently viewing 15 of 38 projects that match your criteria

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Onizuka Air Force Station

The former air station is on track to replace more than the 171 civilian jobs lost at closure.

Newport Chemical Depot

Still in development, the new industrial park supports four companies with more than 100 employees.

Navy Supply Corps School

The site is now home to the Health Sciences Campus, with 200 positions--12 more than at closure.

McClellan Air Force Base

The redeveloped McClellan Business Park employs almost twice as many as the base did at closure.

Mather Air Force Base

Mather Commerce Center is thriving with over 60 businesses and 6,600 employees.

Lowry Air Force Base

Former Lowry Air Force Base is now a premier Denver neighborhood, generating 8,000 jobs.

Loring Air Force Base

The Loring Development Authority is developing a commercial, industrial and aviation park.

Kelly Air Force Base

Site redevelopment has more than replaced the civilian jobs lost from the realignment of Kelly Air Force Base.

Grand Forks Air Force Base

The new technology park on the former Air Force Base employs 65 people.

Fort Pickett

With 251 employees – more than at base closure – the site is a successful mixed-use development.

Fort Monroe

Over 100% of civilian jobs lost have been replaced at the former fort.

Fort Monmouth

Technology and healthcare companies already employ 1,050 people on the former base.

Fort McPherson

The redevelopment of Fort McPherson is on track to replace the nearly 3,000 jobs lost at closure.

Fort Gillem Army Depot

Over 1,000 people are now employed at Fort Gillem, double the number of jobs lost at closure.

Fort Devens

Nearly 5,000 jobs have been created, more than double the number of those lost, on the former base.

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