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H. R. 12860, TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN CONSTRUCTION AT MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES w House of REPRESENTATIVEs, CoMMITTEE on ARMED SERVICEs, Washington, D.C., Thursday, May 22, 1958. The committee met at 10 a. m., Hon. Carl Vinson, chairman, presiding. e CHAIRMAN. Let the committee come to order. . Members of the Committee, we are meeting this morning for consideration of H.R. 12360. The bill is as follows:

[H. R. 12360, 85th Cong., 2d sess.] A BILL To authorize certain construction at military installations, and for other purposes

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

TITLE I

Sec. 101. The Secretary of the Army may establish or develop military installations and facilities by acquiring, constructing, converting, rehabilitating, or installing permanent or temporary public works, including site preparation, appurtenances, utilities, and equipment, for the following projects:

INSIDE THE UNITED STATES

TechNICAL services FACILITIES

(Ordnance Corps)

Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland : Troop housing, and utilities, $2,697,000.

Detroit Arsenal, Michigan: Administrative facilities, $5,666,000.

Redstone Arsenal, Alabama : Administrative facilities, troop housing, and utilities, $8,529,000.

Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois: Operational and training facilities, $570,000.

White Sands Proving Ground, New Mexico: Operational and training facilities, research, development and test facilities, medical facilities, troop housing, and community facilities, $7,931,000.

- (Quartermaster Corps) Fort Lee, Virginia: Operational and training facilities, and troop housing,

* (Chemical Corps) Army Chemical Center, Maryland: Troop housing, and utilities, $2,051,000. Fort Detrick, Maryland: Research, development, and test facilities, and troop housing $1,077,000. go." Proving Ground, Utah : Research, development, and test facilities, 50,000. (Signal Corps)

Fort Huachuca, Arizona: Maintenance facilities, administrative facilities, troop housing, operational and training facilities, and utilities, $3,598,000.

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(Corps of Engineers) Army Map Service, Maryland : Operational and training facilities, $1,913,000.

(Transportation Corps)

Fort Eustis, Virginia : Operational and training facilities, administrative facilities, troop housing, and utilities, $3,634,000.

(Medical Corps)
Fitzsimons Army Hospital, Colorado: Troop housing, $862,000.

FIELD FORCES FACILITIES

(First Army Area)

Fort Devens, Massachusetts: Operational and training facilities, $171,000. Fort Dix, New Jersey: Troop housing and utilities, $3,749,000.

(Second Army Area)

Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania: Hospital facilities, family housing, and real estate, $2,274,000.

Fort Knox, Kentucky : Operational and training facilities, and utilities, $516,000.

Fort Meade, Maryland: Operational and training facilities, $498,000.

Fort Ritchie, Maryland: Supply facilities, $43,000.

(Third Army Area)

Fort Benning, Georgia : Operational and training facilities, maintenance facilities, administrative facilities, troop housing, and family housing, $4,189,000. Fort Bragg, North Carolina: Operational and training facilities, and maintenance facilities, $1,122,000. Fort Campbell, Kentucky : Operational and training facilities, maintenance facilities, medical facilities, and administrative facilities, $847,000. Fort McClellan, Alabama : Operational and training facilities, and hospital facilities, $3,505,000. Fort Rucker, Alabama : Operational and training facilities, maintenance facilities, administrative facilities, troop housing, and utilities, $2,826,000.

(Fourth Army Area)

Fort Bliss, Texas: Operational and training facilities, maintenance facilities, troop housing, and utilities, $13,734,000.

Fort Hood, Texas: Operational and training facilities, maintenance facilities, supply facilities, administrative facilities, troop housing, and utilities, $6,984,000.

Fort Sill, Oklahoma : Operational and training facilities, maintenance facilities, administrative facilities, and utilities, $3,227,000.

(Fifth Army Area)

Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana: Troop housing, and family housing, $783,000. Fort Leavenworth, Kansas: Operational and training facilities, and troop housing, $1,076,000. Fort Riley, Kansas: Operational and training facilities, and utilities, $1,084,000. (Sixth Army Area)

Baywood Park, California : Real estate, $144,000. Camp Desert Rock, Nevada : Maintenance facilities, troop housing, and utilities, $2,892,000. Fort Lewis, Washington : Operational and training facilities, and maintenance facilities, $1,085,000. Fort Ord, California : Operational and training facilities, maintenance facilities, supply facilities, troop housing, community facilities, and utilities, $4,733,000. Yuma Test Station, Arizona : Operational and training facilities, $173,000. (Military Academy) United States Military Academy, West Point, New York: Troop housing, medical facilities, and community facilities, $5,844,000.

(Armed Forces Special Weapons)

Various locations: Maintenance facilities, community facilities, and utilities,

$273,000.
(Tactical Installations Support Facilities)

Warious locations: Maintenance facilities, $6,311,000.

OUTSIDE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES

(Alaskan Area)

Eielson Air Force Base: Operational and training facilities, $222,000.
Fairbanks Permafrost Research Area : Real estate, $7,000.

(Pacific Command Area)

Kawaihae Harbor, Hawaii: Operational and training facilities, $240,000. Schofield Barracks, Hawaii: Troop housing, $593,000. Fort Shafter, Hawaii: Supply facilities, maintenance facilities, family housing, and community facilities, $2,925,000. Korea: Operational and training facilities, supply facilities, and utilities,

$904,000.
(Caribbean Command Area)

Fort Gulick, Canal Zone: Maintenance facilities, $462,000.

(United States Army, Europe)

France: Operational and training facilities, maintenance facilities, medical facilities, administrative facilities, supply facilities, and utilities and ground improvements $4,063,000.

SEc. 102. The Secretary of the Army may establish or develop classified military installations and facilities by acquiring, constructing, converting, rehabilitating, or installing permanent or temporary public works, including land acquisition, site preparation, appurtenances, utilities, and equipment, in the total amount of $201,121,000.

SEc. 103. The Secretary of the Army may establish or develop Army installations and facilities by proceeding with construction made necessary by changes in Army missions, new weapons developments, new unforseen research and development requirements, or improved production schedules, if the Secretary of Defense determines that deferral of such construction for inclusion in the next military construction authorization Act would be inconsistent with interests of national security, and in connection therewith to acquire, construct, convert, rehabilitate, or install permanent or temporary public works, including land acquisition, site preparation, appurtenances, utilities, and equipment, in the total amount of $25,000,000: Provided, That the Secretary of the Army, or his designee, shall notify the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives immediately upon reaching a final decision to implement, of the cost of construction of any public work undertaken under this section, including those real estate actions pertaining thereto.

Sec. 104. (a) In accordance with the provisions of section 407 of the Act of September 1, 1954, (68 Stat. 1119, 1125), as amended, the Secretary of the Army is authorized to construct, or acquire by lease or otherwise, family housing for occupancy as public quarters at the following locations by utilizing foreign currencies acquired pursuant to the provisions of the Agricultural Trade DevelopInent and Assistance Act of 1954 (68 Stat. 454) or through other commodity transactions of the Commodity Credit Corporation:

Various locations, France, 298 units.

Vicenza, Italy, 371 units.

Army Security Agency, location 13, 91 units.

Gateway Communications Station, 174 units.

(b) In accordance with the provisions of title IV of the Housing Amendments of 1955 (69 Stat. 646), as amended, the Secretary of the Army is authorized to construct family housing for occupancy as public quarters at the following locations:

INSIDE THE UNITED STATES

Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, 316 units.
Seneca Ordnance Depot, New York, 120 units.
White Sands Proving Ground, New Mexico, 275 units.

Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, 130 units.
Fort Lee, Virginia, 435 units.
Natick R&E, Massachusetts, 35 units.
Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 618 units.
Two Rock Ranch Station, California, 25 units.
Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, 50 units.
Beaumont Army Hospital, Texas, 125 units.
Fort Dix, New Jersey, 702 units.
Fort Totten, New York, 130 units.
Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 367 units.
Fort Campbell, Kentucky, 837 units.
Granite City Engineer Depot, Illinois, 65 units.
Fort Rucker, Alabama, 400 units.
Fort Carson, Colorado, 200 units.
Fort Stewart, Georgia, 73 units.
Fort Bliss, Texas, 410 units.
Fort Hood, Texas, 500 units.
Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 183 units.
Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 349 units.
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, 700 units.
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 200 units.
Fort Sheridan, Illinois, 50 units.
Forts Baker and Barry, California, 98 units.
Oakland Army Terminal, California, 88 units.
Fort Lewis, Washington, 1,231 units. -
Branch United States Disciplinary Barracks, California, 160 units.
United States Military Academy, New York, 156 units.
Bossier Base, Louisiana, 200 units.
Fort Eustis, Virginia, 223 units.
Medina Base, Texas, 125 units.
Sandia Base, New Mexico, 213 units.
Army Air Defense Command Stations, 492 units.

OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES

Canal Zone, 330 units. Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, 385 units. Fort Shafter, Hawaii, 481 units. SEC. 105. (a) Public Law 209, Eighty-third Congress, as amended, is amended under the heading “CoNTINENTAL UNITED STATEs” in section 101 as follows: Under the subheading “TECHNICAL SERVICE FACILITIEs (Ordnance Corps)", with respect to Pueblo Ordnance Depot, Colorado, strike out “$563,000” and insert in place thereof “$600,000”. (b) Public Law 209, Eighty-third Congress, as amended, is amended by striking out in clause (1) of section 502 the amounts “$44,407,000” and “$134,075,000" and inserting in place thereof “$44,444,000” and “$134,112,000”, respectively. SEc. 106. (a) Public Law 161, Eighty-fourth Congress, as amended, is amended under the heading “Contine NTAL UNITED STATES” in section 101, as follows: (1) Under the subheading “TECHNICAL services FACILITIEs (Ordnance Corps)", with respect to Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, strike out “$2,865,000” and insert in place thereof “$4,180,000”. (2) Under the subheading “TECHNICAL services FACILITIEs (Signal Corps)." with respect to Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, strike out “$615,000” and insert in place thereof “$731,000”; and with respect to Wint Hill Farms Station, Virginia, strike out “$695,000” and insert in place thereof “$1,022,000”. (3) Under the subheading “TECHNICAL SERVICES FACTLITIEs (Corps of Engineers)”, with respect to Granite City Engineer Depot, Illinois, strike out $1,822000” and insert in place thereof “$2,815,000”. (4) Under the subheading “TECHNICAL services FACILITIEs (Medical Corps)", with respect to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, District of Columbia, strike out “$4,472,000” and insert in place thereof “$6,714,000". (5) Under the subheading “FIELD Forces FACILITIEs (Second Army Area)", with respect to Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, strike out “$923,000” and insert in place thereof “$1,264,000". (6) Under the subheading “FIELD Forces FACILITIEs (Fourth Army Area)", with respect to Fort Bliss, Texas, strike out “$4,645,000” and insert in place thereof “$4,965,000”; and with respect to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, strike out “$3,053,000" and insert in place thereof “$3,454,000”. (7) Under the subheading “FIELD Forces FACILITIEs (Sixth Army Area)”, with respect to Fort Ord, California, strike out “$1,407,000” and insert in place thereof “$1,742,000”. (8) Under the subheading “FIELD Forces FACILITIEs (Military Academy)", with respect to the United States Military Academy, New York, strike out “$756,000” and insert in place thereof “$1,171,000”. (b) Public Law 161, Eighty-fourth Congress, as amended, is amended by striking out in clause (1) of section 502 the amounts “$237,320,000” and “$546,387,000” and inserting in place thereof “$244,125,000” and “$553,192,000”, respectively. SEc. 107. (a) Public Law 968, Eighty-fourth Congress, as amended, is amended under the heading “INside THE UNITED STATEs” in section 101 as follows: (1) Under the subheading “TECHNICAL services FACILITIEs (Ordnance Corps)”, with respect to White Sands Proving Ground, New Mexico, strike out “$693,000” and insert in place thereof “$735,000”. (2) Under the subheading “TECHNICAL SERVICEs FACILITIEs (Chemical Corps)”, with respect to Camp Detrick, Maryland, strike out “$913,000” and insert in place thereof “$1,074,000”; and with respect to Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, strike out “$867,000" and insert in place thereof “$1,044,000”. (3) Under the subheading “TECHNICAL SERVICES FACILITIEs (Signal Corps)”, with respect to Fort Huachuca, Arizona, strike out “$6,856,000” and insert in place thereof “$7,576,000”. (4) Under the subheading “TECHNICAL SERVICES FACILITIEs (Corps of Engineers)", with respect to Fort Belvoir, Virginia, strike out “$492,000” and insert in place thereof “$940,000”. (5) Under the subheading “TECHNICAL services FACILITIEs (Transportation Corps)", with respect to Fort Eustis, Virginia, strike out “$1,231,000” and insert in place thereof “$1,436,000”. (6) Under the subheading “FIELD Forces FACILITIES (First Army Area)”, with 'o. to Fort Dix, New Jersey, strike out “$54,000” and insert in place thereof 8,000”. (7) Under the subheading “FIELD Forces FACTLITIEs (Second Army Area)”, with respect to Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, strike out “$5,885,000” and insert in place thereof “$7,695,000”. (8) Under the subheading “FIELD Forces FACILITIEs (Third Army Area),” with respect to Fort Benning, Georgia, strike out “$422,000” and insert in place thereof “$616,000”; and with respect to Fort McClellan, Alabama, strike out "$397,000” and insert in place thereof “$527,000”. (9) Under the subheading “FIELD Forces FACILITIES (Fourth Army Area)”, with respect to Fort Hood, Texas, strike out “$2,457,000” and insert in place thereof “$2,846,000”. (10) Under the subheading “FIELD Forces FAcilities (Fifth Army Area)", with respect to Fort Riley, Kansas, strike out “$1,519,000" and insert in place thereof “$1,892,000”. (11) Under the subheading “FIELD Forces FACILITIEs (Sixth Army Area)", with respect to Fort Lewis, Washington, strike out “$3,022,000” and insert in place thereof “$3,596,000”; and with respect to Fort Ord, California, strike out "$223,000” and insert in place thereof “$319,000”. (b) Public Law 968, Eighty-fourth Congress, as amended, is amended under the heading “OUTsIDE THE UNITED STATEs” in section 101, as follows: Under the subheading “(Alaskan Area)”, with respect to Wildwood Station (Kenai), strike out “$352,000" and insert in place thereof “$516,000”. (e) Public Law 968, Eighty-fourth Congress, as amended, is amended by striking out in clause (1) of section 402 the amounts “$95,010,000”, “$35,763,000”, and “$334,104,000” and inserting in place thereof “$100,343,000”, “$35,927,000", and “$339,601,000", respectively. SEc. 108. (a) Public Law 85–241. Eighty-fifty Congress, is amended under the heading “INside THE UNITED STATEs” in section 101 as follows: Under the subheading “techNICAL services FA.cilities (Corps of Engineers)” With respect to Cold Regions Laboratory, Hanover, New Hampshire, strike out *2406,000" and insert in place thereof “$3,787,000”. , (b) Public Law 85–241. Eighty-fifth Congress, is amended by striking out in clause (1) of section 502 the amounts “$115,624,000” and “$293,103,000” and "serting in place thereof “$116,915,000” and “$294,394,000”.

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