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Mr. Chairman, Commissioners. This presentation addresses the realignment
of Fort Wainwright, AK, by relocating the Cold Regions Test Center
(CRTC) from Fort Wainwright, AK, to Fort Greely, AK.
The realignment affects only four military personnel and one civilian.
This proposal is inserted to reverse a 1995 BRAC decision that realigned
Fort Greely and placed the CRTC Headquarters at Fort Wainwright. The
original proposal essentially mothballed Fort Greely and moved two major
activities, the Northern Warfare Training Center and the CRTC, off the
lation. The downside of that decision was that it forced CRTC staff to
safari ver 100 miles each way to conduct testing.
In 2001, congress, as part of Public Law 107-20, permitted the use of Ft
Greely for missile defense, effectively reactivating the installation.
Subsequently, DOD decided to move the CRTC headquarters back to Ft
Greely to reduce the harsh weather travel demands on the headquarters
There are no community objections to the proposal and the staff concur that
approval would increase the safety of the CRTC personnel as well as
improving operational effectiveness.
Subject to your questions, this concludes my prepared testimony for this
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United States. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. BRAC Analysis - Notes and Research, text, December 8, 2005; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc25075/m1/3/: accessed March 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.