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Compatible Use

Maintaining the military’s ability to carry out their missions is vital to the preservation of national security. However, population growth and urban development near military installations, ranges, or on lands beneath designated military training routes or special use airspace, can impact military test, training, and operations. OEA’s Compatible Use Program can provide an opportunity for continued community development and economic growth, and to maintain the military’s ability to test and train. Open communication, comprehensive community planning, and collaboration can help both parties meet their goals.

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Project Profiles

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USAF Academy/Peterson AFB/Schriever AFB/Fort Carson

Communities around Colorado Front Range work to ensure growth compatible with military.

Naval Base Kitsap and Naval Magazine Indian Island

Kitsap County collaborates with local military installations on compatible development.

Fort William Harrison

Ft William Harrison communities work with installation on civilian growth issues.

Fort Riley

Fort Riley communities collaborate with base to ensure growth is compatible with area wildlife.

Fort Jackson/McEntire

Columbia and other communities work together with Forts Jackson/McEntire on growth issues.

Indian Head NSF

Charles Co. Maryland collaborates with neighboring military installation on growth issues.

Fort Hood

Killeen, Texas and Ft. Hood continue collaborating on compatible growth issues for mutual success.

Fort Gordon

Fort Gordon communities work to address development in areas surrounding installation.

Andrews JB NAF

JB Andrews in Maryland and area communities work together towards compatible development.

Malmstrom Air Force Base

Cascade Co. and Malmstrom AFB collaborate for successful growth.

Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Washington communities work with JB Lewis-McChord to ensure growth is compatible with base.

Klamath Falls Air National Guard Base

Klamath County, Oregon works to protect military airspace at local Air National Guard base.

Keesler Air Force Base

Biloxi and area communities implement growth plans compatible with military mission.

Dyess Air Force Base

Texas counties work with Dyess AFB to ensure successful growth while supporting military mission.

Dobbins Air Reserve Base

Cobb Co. and Dobbins ARB work towards improved communications and compatible growth.

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