Accession Number:

ADA611522

Title:

Environmental Assessment of Communications Support Facilities Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

HDR ENVIRONMENTAL OPERATIONS AND CONSTRUCTION INC VIENNA VA

Report Date:

2004-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

The White House Communications Agency WHCA, under the White House Military Office, has identified the need to establish Communications Support Facilities at Andrews Air Force Base AFB. The WHCA provides premier communication systems that enable the President and the Presidential staff to lead the Nation efficiently. Andrews AFB is a United States Air Force USAF base under the Air Mobility Command AM C and is headquarters to the 89th Airlift Wing 89 A W. The 89 A W provides logistical support for the President, Vice President, cabinet members, and high-ranking U.S. and foreign government officials. Three projects would be necessary components of the WHCA Communications Support Facilities Construct a new Civil Engineering CE warehouse Renovate Building 3296 Renovate Building 3415 The Proposed Action and the No Action Alternative were assessed in the attached Environmental Assessment EA, which is incorporated by reference. This EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act NEPA. The purpose of the Proposed Action is to provide WHCA with facilities to support its headquarters operations and the operation of a PCC from Andrews AFB. The renovation of two existing buildings is needed to support secure operations and communications for 80 personnel. In addition, construction of a warehouse space is needed to house the functions that would be displaced by the Communications Support Facilities.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE