The Navy is proposing to work with the private sector to develop much of the federal property at San Diego’s NAVWAR site into residential and commercial space, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. “That is ground-breaking in the sense of a partnership between the community and the Navy to both win,” said Greg Geisen, who is the project manager for the NAVWAR revitalization effort….

Engineering News Record published an update on redevelopment at the former Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. “When this is all complete, Oceanport is not going to look like it did 30 years ago,” Oceanport Mayor John Coffey said….

Fort McCoy, Wisconsin planted 5,000 new trees near a campground on the installation with support from community members, according to a DOD news story. “These trees will aid the campground with a visual screen, blocking wind and reducing noise for many years to come,” said Charles Mentzel, a forester.

Navy photo by Kara McDermott