|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 3 Jun 2019 10:48:46 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Former Camp Kilmer site [NJ] comes full circle with affordable housing for homeless veterans"|
Former Camp Kilmer site comes full circle with affordable housing for homeless veterans by KATHY CHANG CentralJersey.com May 28, 2019 EDISON – It has been more than a decade since Leslie Stivale’s initial call with the U.S. Army about the closing of the Camp Kilmer site in Edison. On May 15, Stivale, president and chief executive officer of Triple C Housing Inc., attended the groundbreaking of Phase 1 of the Truman Square redevelopment on the site of the former Camp Kilmer site. “It’s been a long journey,” she said, recalling the “long winding road” of the BRAC – base realignment and closure – process and negotiations with the U.S. Department of Defense. “I’m so happy to be here.” In 2007, Edison Township took its first steps in acquiring a 23-acre plot of land aimed at ultimately acquiring the last remaining land in Camp Kilmer, which had been a largely unused Army base at the intersection of Kilmer Road and Truman Drive. Camp Kilmer was the largest processing center for troops during World War II, processing more than 2.5 million soldiers. It officially closed in 2009. … For the entire article, see http://www.centraljersey.com/news/former-camp-kilmer-site-comes-full-circle-with-affordable-housing/article_2012e166-b29f-53e2-a845-6baeed755fce.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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