TITLE

Defense Infrastructure: Guam Needs Timely Information from DOD to Meet Challenges in Planning and Financing Off-Base Projects and Programs to Support a Larger Military Presence

AUTHOR(S)
Lepore, Brian J.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;11/13/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the report of Department of Defense (DOD) concerning its plan to increase U.S. military presence in GUAM. It notes that the DOD plans to increase the number of military population in the island for about two and a half times by 2020, which the island needs timely information to handle financial and facilities construction. In this regard, the Guam government develop the key cost estimates for the planned off-base projects and programs to help set projects requirement.
ACCESSION #
45341991

 

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