Military Construction, National Guard

To provide a combat-ready reserve force facilities for training and administering the Army and Air Force National Guard units in the 50 States, District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and Guam.


Examples of Funded Projects

Armory, Organizational Maintenance Shop, Army Aviation Support Facility, Mobilization and Training Equipment Sites.


Agency - Department Of Defense

The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States through five major areas: peacekeeping and war-fighting efforts, Homeland Security, evacuation and humanitarian causes.



Program Accomplishments

For fiscal year 2002, 5 armory and 23 non-armory projects are anticipated.

Uses and Use Restrictions

For armories, to provide offices, storage, assembly area, rifle range and classrooms.

For non-armories, to provide for maintenance, supply, training, and other administrative and logistical requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

The 50 States, District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the territories.

The State National Guard unit must be federally recognized.

States must provide real estate for armory projects.

Beneficiary Eligibility

The 50 States, District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the territories. The State National Guard unit must be federally recognized. States must provide real estate for armory projects.

Credentials/Documentation

None. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

This program requires annual identification of facility shortfalls and the submission of an environmental impact analysis on proposed construction project.

This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No.

A-102 and E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

The State Adjutant General submits proposed projects in accordance with DoD construction criteria guidelines to the headquarters office listed below. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110.

Award Procedures

After Congress authorizes, approves, and appropriates funds for the project and the National Guard Bureau reviews and approves all necessary plans, specifications, bidding documents, contracts and other documentation, the award can be made.

Deadlines

February 1, annually.

Authorization

Public Laws 101-510 and 101-519, 10 U.S.C. 2231- 2238.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 2 to 3 months.

Appeals

None.

Renewals

Not applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Federal funds provide 75 percent of construction costs for armories and 100 percent for non- armory facilities. State provides 25 percent of construction funds, all necessary real estate and 100 percent of operations and maintenance costs for armories. State must provide 25 percent of the operations and maintenance cost for the non-armory projects, except training facilities which are 100 percent Federal.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

None.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

State must submit certified vouchers for each payment to the U.S.

Property and Fiscal Officer of the State, for initial construction and subsequent maintenance.

Audits

Army Audit Agency, Defense Audit Service, and the General Accounting Office. No specific frequency.

Records

An inventory of program assets by each State.

Financial Information

Account Identification

21-2085-0-1-051.

Obigations

(Grants) FY 07 not reported; FY 08 est not reported; and FY 09 est not reported.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$300,000 and up.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

None.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Chief of Installations, NGB-ARI, ARNG Readiness Center, 111 S George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382. Telephone: (703) 607-7900. Use the same number for FTS. (Use 327-7900 for DSN).

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

The following are the criteria used to select a project for Federal support: (a) Early deployment priority; (b) the total actual strength of the unit(s) assigned is greater than 75 percent of the total required strength of the unit(s) supported by the proposed project; (c) in the case of armory projects matching State funds and the necessary State land must be available and; (d) the Joint Service Reserve Component Facilities Board must have validated the project and recommended either unilateral or joint construction.



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