The Department of Defense today announced the Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation has awarded 19 grants totaling approximately $90 million under the Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program. The Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program is a competitive program for States and communities to undertake infrastructure improvements to support military value, facility resiliency, and/or quality of family life that benefits their local facilities.

On August 15, Dr. William A. LaPlante, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, instructed the Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation to invite grant applications from 19 applicants on the basis of a competitive ranking of all proposed projects in response to the May 9, 2022, Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program Funding Opportunity Notice.

These awards come from funding earmarked for fiscal year 2022 and leverage an additional $98,882,912 million in non-federal and federal funding for a total investment of $188,579,140 million.

“The Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program is critical to providing public infrastructure and services that not only benefit our local facilities, but help support our service members, their families, and the Department’s mission while building key partnerships. and state and local resilience. said LaPlante.

The scholarships are as follows, in alphabetical order of installation:

  • $4,653,757 to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency in support of the Fort Devens Reserve Force Training Area for the construction of a new fire station to allow for the relocation of space current situation and to co-locate a regional emergency dispatch center and a community policing service.
  • $3,493,130 to Walton County, Fla., in support of Eglin Air Force Base for the construction of a new fire station to enable wildfire fighting and faster deployment of emergency medical services. ’emergency.
  • $5,300,000 to the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska, in support of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for the construction of a new microgrid at the Port of Alaska, battery energy storage and electrical infrastructure to ensure the region’s energy resilience.
  • $1,278,280 to the University of Massachusetts, Lowell in support of Hanscom Air Force Base for the construction of a new cyber operations center with a sensitive compartmented information facility to support the region during critical incidents.
  • $7,670,000 to the City of Hampton, Va., in support of Joint Base Langley-Eustis for the construction of a new joint-use firing range to replace two deficient and poorly located existing firing ranges.
  • $2,000,000 to Onslow County, North Carolina, in support of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune for the rehabilitation of the Albert J. Ellis Airport runway, restoring its surface and carrying capacity origin, benefiting all travel to and from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station New River and Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.
  • $596,470 to the City of Atlantic Beach, Fla. is support from Naval Station Mayport for the construction of a new 12-inch water line to improve capacity and pressure for consumers directly adjacent to the facility, and allow future connection to the facility, providing water supply redundancy.
  • $2,850,000 to the North Dakota Department of Transportation in support of Minot Air Force Base to construct new highway culvert improvements on US-2 and US-52 to reduce washouts and enable safer operations at the facility.
  • $4,495,000 to the City of Mountain Home, Idaho, in support of Mountain Home Air Force Base for the construction of new drinking water wells and associated infrastructure to support the development of additional housing and infrastructure support close to the facility for personnel.
  • $1,042,609 to the Philadelphia Industrial Development Authority, Pennsylvania, in support of the Philadelphia Shipyard Annex to complete an east-west connection for the Philadelphia Shipyard Fiber Optic Network, enabling direct and secure control and monitoring of every substation in the power grid, and other facility-level security enhancements.
  • $2,485,308 to the State of Hawaii Department of Lands and Natural Resources in support of the Pohakuloa Training Area for the construction of a new firefighting and conservation warehouse to improve the response to forest fires and to allow the maintenance and repair of firefighting vehicles.
  • $2,095,100 to the Economic and Industrial Development District of England, Louisiana in support of Fort Polk for the construction of a new laundry rack at Alexandria International Airport, an air landing point for the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, providing safer and faster transportation of vehicles after training rotations.
  • $14,900,000 to the City of Boiling Springs Lake, North Carolina, in support of Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point for the restoration of four dams damaged by Hurricane Florence in 2018, restoring the safety and security of dams and flood risk mitigation for army operations.
  • $2,847,000 to the City of Enid, Oklahoma, in support of Vance Air Force Base construction of new improvements at Woodring Airport to expand operational capabilities, improve refueling and aircraft maintenance and manage the increased student load for the undergraduate pilot training mission.
  • $12,752,540 to the Alaska Power Authority in support of Fort Wainwright constructing a 34-mile extension of power transmission lines to the remote Black Rapids training site, where diesel generators currently provide the only source of electrical power.
  • $400,000 to the West Virginia Military Authority in support of the West Virginia National Guard for the construction of new physical security infrastructure at the Rock Branch Warehouse, a joint-use facility that supports the National Guard, the United States Navy and several state agencies.
  • $1,266,555 to the City of White Settlement, Texas in support of Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth for the construction of new drainage improvements to prevent flooding in existing residential areas, protecting the Naval facility nearby as well as an adjacent Texas National Guard facility and industrial properties.
  • $6,284,379 to the City of Newport News, Va., in support of Naval Weapons Station Yorktown for the construction of new improvements to Harwood’s Mill Reservoir Dam to increase flood protection and provide a reliable water supply to facilities.
  • $13,286,100 to the Arizona Department of Transportation in support of Yuma Proving Ground for the construction of new improvements along U.S. Route 95 and the Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation Canal Bridge to provide more transportation safer and more reliable personnel and equipment to and from the facility.

Inauguration of these projects can begin once all environmental requirements have been met.

The Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program is authorized under 10 U.S. Code § 2391.

For more information on the Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program, visit this website: https://oldcc.gov/defense-community-infrastructure-program-dcip.