YIR: Corps builds, renews, helps in 2012

| January 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
HELEMANO MILTARY RESERVATION  — Kahu Sherman Thompson (far right) leads the groundbreaking ceremonies, here, June 14, for a new 140-personnel barracks, slated to be occupied by the 307th ITSB. Those lifting the ceremonial shovels include (from center left) Col. Jay Hammer, former executive officer, USAG-HI; Louis Muzzarini, chief, construction branch, USACE-HD; and Stan Sagum, project engineer, SUMO-NAN JV. (Photo by Dino Buchanan | USACE-HD Public Affairs)

HELEMANO MILTARY RESERVATION — Kahu Sherman Thompson (far right) leads the groundbreaking ceremonies, here, June 14, for a new 140-personnel barracks, slated to be occupied by the 307th ITSB. Those lifting the ceremonial shovels include (from center left) Col. Jay Hammer, former executive officer, USAG-HI; Louis Muzzarini, chief, construction branch, USACE-HD; and Stan Sagum, project engineer, SUMO-NAN JV. (Photo by Dino Buchanan | USACE-HD Public Affairs)

Corps awards more than $300 million in contracts

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District,
Public Affairs Office

2012 YIR

2012 YIR

Highly motivated U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District staff supported military construction, transformation and initiatives on Hawaii Army posts that included barracks renewal on Wheeler Army Airfield and renovation of several historic quadrangles on Schofield Barracks.

The Corps, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and several contractors also joined forces to start construction of two state-of-the-art, energy-efficient barracks and began construction of a new Warrior in Transition barracks and complex at Schofield Barracks.

In January, a contract was awarded for the construction of a central vehicle wash facility at Schofield Barracks.

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Maj. Gen. Kendall Cox (right), deputy commander, Military & International Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, recently toured the Honolulu District project sites at South Range, here, during his visit to Oahu in late October 2012. During the site visits district project managers provided Cox with job-site safety, programmatic and informational project status briefs. (Photo by Joseph Bonfiglio | U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District Public Affairs)

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Maj. Gen. Kendall Cox (right), deputy commander, Military & International Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, recently toured the Honolulu District project sites at South Range, here, during his visit to Oahu in late October 2012. During the site visits district project managers provided Cox with job-site safety, programmatic and informational project status briefs. (Photo by Joseph Bonfiglio | U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District Public Affairs)

The District awarded a contract for construction of a child development center at Fort Shafter in March. Also awarded in March was a contract for the American Battle Monuments Commission’s Vietnam Pavilion at the National Cemetery of the Pacific; project completion was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Veterans Day.

In April, the Corps participated in a groundbreaking at Fort Shafter for the future headquarters of U.S. Army-Pacific.

Honolulu District deployed the 565th Engineering Detachment’s Forward Engineer Support Team-Advance in May 2012 in support of overseas contingency operations in Afghanistan.

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The New Barracks Complex, located on Lyman Road, here. (Photo by Joseph Bonfiglio | U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District Public Affairs)

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The New Barracks Complex is located on Lyman Road, here. (Photo by Joseph Bonfiglio | U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District Public Affairs)

In July, the District awarded a contract for construction of 25th Combat Aviation Brigade infrastructure, Phase 1, at WAAF.

The District and the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies celebrated the official opening of Maluhia Hall, a new $12.7 million state-of-the-art learning center, in August. Honolulu District awarded the contract and managed the construction of the facility.

In September, a contract was awarded for Training Support Center upgrades at Schofield Barracks.

Closing the year in December, Honolulu District sent a 15-member team to assist the Corps’ New York District in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

The District completed a successful fiscal year 2012, during which 506 contract actions were awarded totaling $316,128,089.

In support of its small business program, the District awarded $152.6 million or 51 percent of its total FY12 new contract and task order dollars to small businesses, exceeding the yearly USACE small business contract award goal of 43 percent.

Throughout 2012, the District also awarded numerous contracts for work in American Samoa, Kwajalein in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau, and in the Hawaiian islands.

District contract actions signify the Corps’ commitment to provide high-quality facilities to the armed forces and to protect and improve the lives of the people of Hawaii and the region.

Honolulu District is responsible for major military design and construction, civil works, international and interagency support, real estate services to the Army and Air Force, regulatory work, environmental services and emergency management.

Major military construction contracts awarded in 2012
•$54.7 million for CAB Infrastructure, Phase 1, Wheeler
•$46.7 million for USARPAC Command and Control Facility, Phase 1, Fort Shafter
•$28.3 million for Central Vehicle Wash Facility, Schofield
•$21.1 million for flood mitigation structures, Fort Shafter Flats
•$13.1 million for Training Support Center upgrade, Schofield
•$11.7 million for F-22 combat aircraft parking apron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
•$9.57 million for child development center, Fort Shafter

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