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 Military Aviation and Installation Assurance 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.
Ronald Tickle is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Real Property, where he is responsible for U.S. and overseas basing issues, joint basing program oversight, real property accountability, Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration, Military Aviation and Installation Assurance Siting Clearinghouse activities, installation/mission encroachment prevention, real estate policy, Base Realignment and Closure activities, and installation geo-spatial policy. Prior to this position Mr. Tickle served as the Executive Director of the Military Aviation and Installation Assurance Siting Clearinghouse in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment. In that role, he oversaw the Mission Compatibility Evaluation Process for the Department, established and implemented policy and prioritized research and development tools for the Clearinghouse, and identified opportunities for outreach with the energy industry, and state and local governments.
Prior to OUSD (A&S), from August 2014 to January 2016, Mr. Tickle served as the Director, Operations, Readiness and Sustainment in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment). His responsibilities included coordination with the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and other agencies on a wide range of encroachment, readiness, and sustainability matters, including identifying and addressing potential impacts from wind farms, transmission lines, and other energy and non-energy projects.
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