INHOFE ANNOUNCES OKLAHOMA BRAC IMPLICATIONS

INHOFE ANNOUNCES OKLAHOMA
BRAC IMPLICATIONS
 
WASHINGTON---U.S. Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.), made the following statement in response to today’s BRAC list released from the Department of Defense:
 
“I am very pleased to announce that Oklahoma’s five major installations are safe and showing huge net gains in the state in numbers of both military and civilian positions. I think that Oklahoma will again go down as one of the states that has benefited the most from a Base Realignment and Closure round. We are all very proud of our military installations here in Oklahoma and we owe a great deal of today’s success to the community support that each of our five installation received across the state.”
 
Below is a summary of the details contained in today’s BRAC report:
 

Installation                                           Net Personnel Impact (Military/Civilian)

 

Air Force Bases

 

- Tinker AFB                                                                                    (0 / +355)

Gains

FROM Will Rogers TO Tinker – 137th Airlift Wing (HQ Only), associates w/ 507th Air Refueling Wing
FROM Portland Airport, OR TO Tinker – Four (4) KC-135 aircraft to Tinker’s AF Reserve wing
FROM Red River Army Depot, TX TO Tinker – Defense Distribution Depot functions
FROM Corpus Christi Army Depot, TX TO Tinker – Defense Distribution Depot functions
          AT Tinker – Establish Strategic Distribution Platform

 

 

 

Losses

FROM Tinker TO Will Rogers Airport, OK – Global Air Traffic Operations Program Office (GATOPO)
FROM Tinker TO [Privatization] – Storage and Distribution functions for tires, packaged petroleum, oils, lubricants, and compressed gases
          FROM Tinker TO Randolph AFB, TX – Civilian Personnel Office
FROM Tinker TO Defense Supply Center, Richmond, VA – Depot Level Reparable Procurement Management
FROM Tinker TO Wright-Patterson AFB, OH – Fixed wing related Air Platform Development and Acquisition
 
- Vance AFB                                                                                     (+93 / +6)

Gains

FROM Moody AFB, GA TO Vance – Primary Phase of Fixed-wing Pilot Training, Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals Training for Pilots, and Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals Training for Weapons Systems Officers (also to Columbus AFB, MS, Randolph, Sheppard, and Laughlin AFB, TX)
 

- Altus AFB                                                                                                   (-16 / 0)

Losses
FROM Altus TO Scott AFB, IL – Logistics Readiness Squadron positions  
 

Army Bases

 
- Ft. Sill                                                                                   (+3,444 / +161)
Gains
FROM Ft. Bliss, TX TO Sill – Air Defense Artillery (ADA) Center & School (to combine with the Field Artillery Center & School to establish a Net Fires Center)
          FROM Bliss TO Sill – Air Defense Artillery units
FROM Oklahoma City TO Sill – 95th DIV (Institutional Training)

 

Losses

FROM Sill TO Ft. Leavenworth, KS – Correctional Facility
FROM Sill TO Columbus, OH, Denver, CO, or Indianapolis, IN – Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS)
          FROM Sill TO Bliss – an artillery (Fires) brigade
         
 
 
- McAlester Army Ammunition Plant                                              (unknown)

Gains

FROM Red River Army Depot, TX TO McAlester – Munitions storage and demilitarization functions and associated inventories
 

 

Air Guard Stations

 
- Tulsa International Airport                                                             (+22 / +81)
Gains
FROM Fort Smith Municipal Airport, AR TO Tulsa – Fire fighter positions
FROM Nellis AFB, NV TO Tulsa – Three (3) F-16 Block 42 aircraft
FROM Des Moines International Airport, IA TO Tulsa – Six (6) F-16 Block 42 aircraft
 
- Will Rogers World Airport                                                             (+84 / -99)
Gains
FROM Andrews AFB, MD TO Will Rogers – Air Force Flight Standards Agency (AFFSA), including Two (2) C-21 (Learjet) aircraft
FROM Tinker TO Will Rogers Airport, OK – Global Air Traffic Operations Program Office (GATOPO)
 
Losses
FROM Will Rogers TO Tinker – 137th Airlift Wing (HQ Only), associates w/ 507th Air Refueling Wing
FROM Will Rogers TO Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Ft. Worth, TX – Four (4) C-130H aircraft and aerial port squadron
FROM Will Rogers TO Rosecrans Memorial Airport Air Guard Station, MO – Four (4) C-130H aircraft, Aeromedical Squadron and firefighters

 

Armed Forces Reserve Centers (AFRCs) Consolidation

 
***ALL GUARD-RELATED ACTIVITIES ARE DEPENDENT UPON IF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA DECIDES TO RELOCATE NATIONAL GUARD UNITS***
 
CLOSE Eleven Army Reserve Centers                               (-179 / -30)
REALIGN Five Army Reserve Facilities
CONSTRUCT Seven joint or multi-component, multi-functional Armed Forces Reserve Centers (AFRCs), capable of accommodating Guard and Reserve units.  Collapses units from 64 geographically separated facilities into seven modern, multi-component facilities.
 

Details

1.       CLOSE AFRC Broken Arrow
NEW AFRC in Broken Arrow
Guard Units from: Broken Arrow, Eufaula, Okmulgee, Haskell, Cushing, Wagoner
2.       CLOSE Navy Marine Corps Reserve Center, Tulsa
          RELOCATE units to AFRC, Broken Arrow
3.       CLOSE Keithley Army Reserve Center (ARC), Lawton, Burris ARC, Chickasha, and 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 6th ARCs, Ft. Sill
          NEW AFRC on Ft. Sill
Guard Units from: Lawton, Frederick, Anadarko, Chickasha, Marlow, Walters, Healdton, Duncan
4.       CLOSE Equipment Concentration Site (ECS) on Ft. Sill
NEW Reserve ECS collocated with OK ANG Maneuver Area Training Equipment Site on Ft. Sill
5.       CLOSE existing Floyd Parker ARC, McAlester, OK
NEW AFRC and Field Maintenance Shop on McAlester Army Ammunition Plant
Guard Units from: Atoka, Allen, Hartshorne, Madill, McAlester, Tishomingo, Durant, Edmond
6.       CLOSE Ashworth ARC, Muskogee
          NEW AFRC in Muskogee
Guard Units from: Henryetta, Muskogee, Okemah, Pryor, Stilwell
7.       CLOSE Farr ARC, Antlers, Roush ARC, Clinton, and Smalley ARC, Norman
NEW AFRC in Norman
Guard Units from: Tonkawa, Konawa, Wewoka, OKC (23rd St), Norman, and Edmond
8.       CLOSE Manuel Perez and Bill Krowse ARCs, Oklahoma City
          NEW AFRC in West Oklahoma City
Guard Units from: Southwest OKC (44th St), El Reno, Minco, Pawnee, Midwest City
9.       CLOSE Robbins ARC, Enid
NEW AFRC and Consolidated Field Maintenance Shop on Vance AFB
Guard Units from: Enid, Alva, Woodward, Blackwell, Cherokee, Watonga
 
Reserve Division, Institutional Training
FROM Oklahoma City TO Ft. Sill – 95th Division
(31 Military, 22 Civilian)
                  
 
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