Army Corps of Engineers upgrades VA, Army medical facilities

Corps involved in expansion and modernization of hospitals and clinics operated by the VA and Army

The Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has helped expand and modernize hospitals and clinics operated by the VA and Army, according to an article on the Army website.

"The Corps has significant construction management capabilities and experience delivering medical facilities for our Service members and veterans," Lloyd Caldwell, director of military programs for USACE, said.

Recent Army projects include:

• A new hospital at Fort Benning, Georgia, completed in 2014 at a cost of $475 million

• A hospital under construction at Fort Riley, Kansas, with an authorization for $404 million with a completion date slated for this year

• A hospital under construction at Fort Bliss, Texas, with an authorization for $966 million with completion set for 2016

• A hospital under construction at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany, with an authorization of $990 million, expected to open in 2022

Read the article.



February 2, 2015

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