Accession Number:

ADA633527

Title:

Environmental Assessment for BRAC Actions for the 137th Airlift Wing Relocation, KC-135R Aircraft Robust, and Associated Construction at the 507th Air Refueling Wing Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

AMEC EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL INC SANTA BARBARA CA

Report Date:

2007-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

180.0

Abstract:

Military assets at Tinker Air Force Base AFB, Will Rogers World Airport Air Guard Station AGS, and Portland International Airport lAP AGS were among those recommended for realignment by the 2005 BRAC Commission as directed by the United States US Department of Defense DoD. The 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission Report, released 8 September 2005, was developed in accordance with the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 and details recommendations for affected military installations. The overarching purpose of BRAC is to maximize the effective use of DoD resources by streamlining management and operations of DoD installations and associated weapons ranges. This streamlining process is intended to save money while enhancing the effectiveness of US military forces. In 2002, the DoD issued its United Facilities Criteria UFC system, including DoD Minimum Antiterrorism Standards for Buildings, in order to minimize the possibility of mass casualties in buildings or portions of buildings owned, leased, privatized, or otherwise occupied, managed, or controlled by or for the DoD. The standards provide appropriate, feasible, and enforceable measures to establish a level of protection against terrorist attacks. The intent of these standards can be achieved through prudent master planning, real estate acquisition, and design and construction practices. Though established in 2002, these standards apply to existing facilities starting with the Fiscal Year 2004 FY 04 program and are mandated when any facility is proposed to undergo major investments, conversion of use, building additions, or glazing replacement. At Tinker AFB, proposed facility construction and demolition are intended to comply with these standards.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE