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COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-FIFTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

PURSUANT TO

H. R. 12360 and H. R. 13015
BILLS TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN CONSTRUCTION AT MILITARY

INSTALLATIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

MAY 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, JUNE 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13, 16, 18, AND

24, 1958

Printed for the use of the House Committee on Armed Services

COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES

85th Congress, 2d session

CARL VINSON, Georgia, Chairman OVERTON BROOKS, Louisiana

LESLIE C. ARENDS, Illinois PAUL J. KILDAY, Texas

LEON H. GAVIN, Pennsylvania CARL T. DURHAM, North Carolina

WALTER NORBLAD, Oregon L, MENDEL RIVERS, South Carolina JAMES E. VAN ZANDT, Pennsylvania PHILIP J. PHILBIN, Massachusetts

JAMES T. PATTERSON, Connecticut F. EDWARD HÉBERT, Louisiana

PAUL CUNNINGHAM, Iowa ARTHUR WINSTEAD, Mississippi

WILLIAM H. BATES, Massachusetts MELVIN PRICE, INinois

WILLIAM E. HESS, Ohio 0. C. FISHER, Texas

JAMES P. S. DEVEREUX, Maryland PORTER HARDY, JR., Virginia

ALVIN E. O'KONSKI, Wisconsin WILLIAM J. GREEN, JR., Pennsylvania WILLIAM G. BRAY, Indiana CLYDE DOYLE, California

BOB WILSON, California GEORGE P. MILLER, California

FRANK C. OSMERS, JR., New Jersey CHARLES E. BENNETT, Florida

KATHARINE ST. GEORGE, New York RICHARD E. LANKFORD, Maryland

B. CARROLL REECE, Tennessee GEORGE HUDDLESTON, JR., Alabama CHARLES S. GUBSER, California JAMES A. BYRNE, Pennsylvania

FRANK J. BECKER, New York
TOBY MORRIS, Oklahoma
A. PAUL KITCHIN, North Carolina

E. L. BARTLETT, Alaska, Delegate
A. FERNÓS-ISERN, Puerto Rico, Resident Commissioner
JOHN A. BURNS, Hawaii, Delegate

ROBERT W, SMART, Chief Counsel
PHILIP KELLEHER, Counsel

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[No. 86] H. R. 12360, TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN CONSTRUCTION AT MILITARY

INSTALLATIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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.

The 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, $4,630,000.

(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.

Dugway Proving Ground, Utah: Research, development, and test facilities, $250,000

(Signal Corps) Fort Huachuca, Arizona: Maintenance facilities, administrative facilities, troop housing, operational and training facilities, and utilities, $3,598,000. 20066-58-No. 861

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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.

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(Armed Forces Special Weapons) Various locations : Maintenance facilities, community facilities, and utilities, $273,000.

(Tactical Installations Support Facilities) Various 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.

I' (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 Development 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.

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