United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

News Release

Press Operations Bookmark and Share

News Release


IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 044-95
February 06, 1995

FISCAL YEAR 1996 MILITARY CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM

The Department of Defense Military Construction request for Fiscal Year 1996 appropriations totals $10.7 billion. The request includes almost 400 construction projects at more than 300 locations to provide facilities needed by the Armed Forces, the Defense Agencies, and for NATO Infrastructure support.

This request provides $2.3 billion for military construction (including environmental compliance), $3.9 billion for base closure activities, and $.2 billion for NATO infrastructure.

The balance of the program provides $.3 billion for planning and design of future construction projects, $3.2 billion for operating and maintaining the 352,000 family housing units, and $.8 billion for constructing and improving family housing units.

A list of specific construction projects may be obtained by calling the appropriate telephone number listed above.