Ensure strategic alignment of infrastructure capabilities and capacity with the training, readiness, and support requirements of Military
Departments and Combatant Commanders in the joint operational environment. Basing oversees the process by which DoD requests Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) authority from Congress.
This site provides information about standard business processes, the associated Business System Information Technology (IT) portfolio management, and Installation Geospatial Information & Systems used by the Infrastructure community. The site also serves as a repository of standards and requirement documents.
The DoD Siting Clearinghouse works with industry to overcome risks to national security while promoting compatible domestic energy development. Energy production facilities and transmission projects involving tall structures, such as wind turbines, solar power towers and panels, and electrical transmission towers, may degrade military testing and training operations.
As the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Infrastructure, Ms. Sands is responsible for U.S. and overseas basing issues, joint basing program oversight, real property accountability, Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration, Siting Clearing House activities, real estate policy, and Base Realignment and Closure activities.
Ms. Sands began her civilian career in 1997 with the U.S. Army’s Morale, Welfare, and Recreation command. During her tenure she served as Chief of Plans and Policy for the Army Lodging program where she developed and institutionalized a performance measurement program and a hospitality management education program in partnership with The Pennsylvania State University.
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