Notice of Intent To Consider Bases Not Included on the List of Bases Recommended by the Secretary of Defense for Closure or Realignment, 42311 [05-14596]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 140 / Friday, July 22, 2005 / Notices Dated: July 15, 2005. Hratch G. Semerjian, Acting Director. [FR Doc. 05–14512 Filed 7–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION Notice of Intent To Consider Bases Not Included on the List of Bases Recommended by the Secretary of Defense for Closure or Realignment Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. SUMMARY: The Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101– 510), as amended (Base Closure Act), authorizes the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission (Commission) to consider the closure or realignment of bases not recommended for such action by the Secretary of Defense (Secretary), or to increase the extent of realignment of bases recommended for realignment by the Secretary. Section 2903 of the Base Closure Act requires the Commission to notify the public of a decision to add a base to the list recommended by the Secretary for consideration by publication in the Federal Register not less than 45 days prior to transmitting the Commission’s report to the President. This notice is provided to meet that requirement. The proposed changes to the list recommended by the Secretary are described in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. DATES: Effective July 21, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please see the 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission Web site, http://www.brac.gov. The Commission invites the public to provide direct comment by sending an electronic message through the portal provided on the Commission’s Web site or by mailing comments and supporting documents to the 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, 2521 South Clark Street, Suite 600, Arlington, Virginia 22202–3920. The Commission requests that public comments be directed toward matters bearing on the decision criteria described in the Base Closure Act, available on the Commission Web site. Sections 2912 through 2914 of that Act describe the criteria and many of the essential elements of the 2005 BRAC process. For questions regarding this announcement, contact Mr. Dan Cowhig, Deputy General Counsel and Designated Federal Officer, at the AGENCY: VerDate jul<14>2003 19:28 Jul 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 Commission’s mailing address or by telephone at (703) 699–2950 or 2708. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In an open meeting held in Washington, DC on May 19, 2005, the Commission decided the following: —Naval Air Station Brunswick, Maine will be considered for closure or to increase the extent of realignment. —Navy Broadway Complex, San Diego, California will be added to the list of installations to be considered by the Commission for closure or realignment. —Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia will be considered for closure or to increase the extent of realignment. —Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina will be considered for closure or to increase the extent of realignment. —Galena Airport Forward Operating Location, Alaska will be considered for closure or to increase the extent of realignment. —Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Buckley Annex, Colorado; Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Columbus, Ohio; and Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Indianapolis, Indiana will be added to the list of installations to be considered by the Commission for closure or realignment. —Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California; Defense Language Institute, Monterey, California; and Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio will be added to the list of installations to be considered by the Commission for closure or realignment. —Bureau of Navy Medicine, Potomac Annex, District of Columbia; Air Force Medical Command, Bolling Air Force Base, District of Columbia; and Tricare Management Activity; Offices of The Surgeons General, Military Departments; and Office of The Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs, all in leased space, Virginia, will be added to the list of installations to be considered by the Commission for closure or realignment. Dated: July 20, 2005. Jeannette Owings-Ballard, Administrative Support Officer. [FR Doc. 05–14596 Filed 7–20–05; 2:53 pm] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P Notice of Advisory Committee meeting; Defense Business Board. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Defense Business Board (DBB) will meet in open session on Thursday, July 28, 2005, at the Pentagon, Washington, DC from 8:15 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. The mission of the DBB is to advise the Secretary of Defense on effective strategies for implementation of best business practices of interest to the Department of Defense. At this meeting, the Board will deliberate on their findings and recommendations related to: Key Prior DBB Recommendations and Proposed Metrics to Coincide with Business Transformation Priorities; Healthcare for Military Retirees; Performance-Based Management; and Military Postal Service. Thursday, July 28, 2005, 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. DATES: The Pentagon, 1100 Defense Pentagon, Room 2E314, Washington, DC 20301–1100 ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must contact the Defense Business Board no later than Wednesday, July 27 for further information about admission as seating is limited. Additionally, those who wish to make oral comments or deliver written comments should also request to be scheduled, and submit a written text of the comments by Wednesday, July 27 to allow time for distribution to the Board members prior to the meeting. Individual oral comments will be limited to five minutes, with the total oral comment period not exceeding thirty-minutes. The DBB may be contacted at: Defense Business Board, 1100 Defense Pentagon, Room 2E314, Washington, DC 20301– 1100, via e-mail at stephan.smith@osd.mil, or via phone at (703) 614–7085. Dated: July 15, 2005. Jeannette Owings-Ballard, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 05–14534 Filed 7–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Business Board; Notice of Advisory Committee Meeting AGENCY: PO 00000 Department of Defense, DoD. Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42311 E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 140 (Friday, July 22, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 05-14596]


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DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT COMMISSION


Notice of Intent To Consider Bases Not Included on the List of 
Bases Recommended by the Secretary of Defense for Closure or 
Realignment

AGENCY: Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.

SUMMARY: The Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 
101-510), as amended (Base Closure Act), authorizes the Defense Base 
Closure and Realignment Commission (Commission) to consider the closure 
or realignment of bases not recommended for such action by the 
Secretary of Defense (Secretary), or to increase the extent of 
realignment of bases recommended for realignment by the Secretary. 
Section 2903 of the Base Closure Act requires the Commission to notify 
the public of a decision to add a base to the list recommended by the 
Secretary for consideration by publication in the Federal Register not 
less than 45 days prior to transmitting the Commission's report to the 
President. This notice is provided to meet that requirement. The 
proposed changes to the list recommended by the Secretary are described 
in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.

DATES: Effective July 21, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please see the 2005 Defense Base 
Closure and Realignment Commission Web site, http://www.brac.gov. The 
Commission invites the public to provide direct comment by sending an 
electronic message through the portal provided on the Commission's Web 
site or by mailing comments and supporting documents to the 2005 
Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, 2521 South Clark 
Street, Suite 600, Arlington, Virginia 22202-3920. The Commission 
requests that public comments be directed toward matters bearing on the 
decision criteria described in the Base Closure Act, available on the 
Commission Web site. Sections 2912 through 2914 of that Act describe 
the criteria and many of the essential elements of the 2005 BRAC 
process. For questions regarding this announcement, contact Mr. Dan 
Cowhig, Deputy General Counsel and Designated Federal Officer, at the 
Commission's mailing address or by telephone at (703) 699-2950 or 2708.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In an open meeting held in Washington, DC on 
May 19, 2005, the Commission decided the following:

--Naval Air Station Brunswick, Maine will be considered for closure or 
to increase the extent of realignment.
--Navy Broadway Complex, San Diego, California will be added to the 
list of installations to be considered by the Commission for closure or 
realignment.
--Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia will be considered for closure or 
to increase the extent of realignment.
--Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina will be considered for closure or 
to increase the extent of realignment.
--Galena Airport Forward Operating Location, Alaska will be considered 
for closure or to increase the extent of realignment.
--Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Buckley Annex, Colorado; 
Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Columbus, Ohio; and Defense 
Finance and Accounting Service, Indianapolis, Indiana will be added to 
the list of installations to be considered by the Commission for 
closure or realignment.
--Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California; Defense Language 
Institute, Monterey, California; and Air Force Institute of Technology, 
Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio will be added to the list of 
installations to be considered by the Commission for closure or 
realignment.
--Bureau of Navy Medicine, Potomac Annex, District of Columbia; Air 
Force Medical Command, Bolling Air Force Base, District of Columbia; 
and Tricare Management Activity; Offices of The Surgeons General, 
Military Departments; and Office of The Secretary of Defense, Health 
Affairs, all in leased space, Virginia, will be added to the list of 
installations to be considered by the Commission for closure or 
realignment.

    Dated: July 20, 2005.
Jeannette Owings-Ballard,
Administrative Support Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-14596 Filed 7-20-05; 2:53 pm]
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