Adversaries to Allies: Creating Wealth for the Republic of Serbia From Surplus Military Property
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) had contracted with the Urban Institute to implement the Municipal Economic Growth Activity (MEGA) in the Republic of Serbia, part of the former Yugoslavia. The initiative sought to develop the skills of local governments to foster economic growth and employment by creating a business environment where the local private sector could flourish....
Local Police Boost Arsenals with Surplus Military Gear ; Critics Say Results Deadly; Cops Point to Well-Armed Criminals, Budget Cuts.
Police departments throughout Ohio are stockpiling millions of dollars worth of military gear -- from army boots to mini-tanks -- through a Defense Department program that provides law enforcement agencies free access to surplus weapons and equipment. A Dayton Daily News investigation found budget-challenged Ohio departments are increasingly using military surplus to arm and equip their staff --...
Indiana Police Departments Jump at Chance to Obtain Military Surplus
FRANKLIN, Ind. - In a pole barn in Franklin, sharing space with a motorcycle and a boat, sat an imposing military vehicle designed for battle-fields in Iraq or Afghanistan, not the streets of Johnson County. It is an MRAP - a bulletproof, 55,000-pound, six- wheeled behemoth with heavy armor, a gunner's turret and the word "SHERIFF" emblazoned on its flank - a vehicle whose acronym ...
Surplus and Demand: Military Items
Pallets of snowshoes, boots, rows upon rows of office equipment and massive diesel engines greet visitors at Government Liquidation's 320,000-square-foot warehouse at Will Rogers Business Park. The Arizona-based government contractor takes in about 10,000 surplus items from the U.S. military each week and sells them to the public via an online auction site at www.govliquidation.com.
Surplus Lifts Ky. Sheriff's Office Military Castoffs Stretch County Budget
HENDERSON, Ky. Deputy sheriffs in Henderson County are driving Humvees, and local volunteer fire departments are using military- style portable electric generators. The sheriff's department gets them for free from the U.S. government as military surplus.
Maintaining and Modifying Military Surplus Aircraft for Law Enforcement Use
Di Giovanna discusses . Responsibility of Aviation Unit Commanders. Under the terms of transfer prescribed in section 1033 of the National Defense Authorization Act, agencies accepting military surplus aircraft shall, prior to permanent transfer, provide evidence to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) that the said aircraft have been maintained under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...
- 10 USC 2576 - Sec. 2576. Surplus military equipment: sale to State and local law enforcement and firefighting agencies
A Yard Sale with Everything From Humvees to Handcuffs ... Maine Police Take Part in a Military Surplus Program
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Undercover 'Supply Sergeant' Helped Bring Down Alaska Militia
In another life, William Fulton was "Drop Zone Bill," a bounty hunter who ran a military surplus store in Anchorage. You need a tactical vest? A bayonet that would clip neatly onto an M-4? Bill Fulton was your man. We do bad things to bad people," his company jackets said.
Developing a Small-Town Swat Team
First is a military Humvee, a surplus war veteran with few miles and in great condition, and at no cost from the DLA Disposition Services program. [...]the ability to accomplish the mission simply comes down to resources. [...]a lesson that new teams learn, and established teams learn again, is to remain fexible.
Meet the Peacekeeper: ; Sheriff's Department Acquired Armored Truck Through Military Surplus
The Kanawha County Sheriff's Department has acquired a military- grade armored vehicle that officials say will be used only in extreme situations. Covered entirely in heavy armor and sporting a turret capable of holding a mounted M60 machine gun, the Cadillac Gage Ranger and others like it originally were used by the U.S. Air Force under the nickname "The Peacekeeper," or "P.K.
Wells Police Get Two Boats, No Bill ; the Free Watercraft From a Military Surplus Service Are Well-Suited for the Harbor, but Could Use a Paint Job.
The boats are a drab color and parked on jack stands by Wells Harbor right now, but town police hope their new watercraft - recently arrived through a military surplus program - will be in use next month. The boats were originally meant to help military personnel put together floating bridges. Police will be using the two boats for patrols, assisting other vessels in distress, helping swimmers in ...
Honorable Discharge ; Military Surplus Store, a Staple of Old Colorado City, Is Closing
Describing himself as "a couple of years into Social Security," David Lippincott has decided the time is right for him to take his Surplus City store in Old Colorado City off the front lines of urban retail. Lippincott is preparing a goingout-of-business sale early next month for his stock of outdoor gear and military surplus -- camouflage clothing, boots and canteens.
Marine Base Thefts Trail Lands in Pa.
A Naval Criminal Investigation Service probe into the theft of more than $1 million in equipment from the Marines Corps base in Camp Lejeune, N.C., in September led investigators to two privately owned military-surplus stores in Pennsylvania, including one raided on Wednesday in California Borough, according to court documents. On Wednesday night, Washington County detectives, working with Marine ...
New York Police Put to Use Leftover Vehicles From Iraq War
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. - Coming soon to your local sheriff: 18-ton, armor-protected military fighting vehicles with gun turrets and bulletproof glass that were once the U.S. answer to roadside bombs during the Iraq war. The hulking vehicles, built for about $500,000 each at the height of the war, are among the biggest pieces of equipment that the Defense Department is giving to law enforcement...
Surplus Property Notice at a Military Installation Designated for Disposal: Pueblo Chemical Depot, Colorado
This notice provides information regarding the property that have been determined surplus to the United States needs in accordance with the Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Act, Public Law 100-526, as amended, and the 1988 Base Closure and Realignment Commission Report, as approved, and following screening with Federal agencies and Department of Defense components.
Inside the Beltway
REGULATING THE RELICS Wait, they want this old M-1? Firearms collectors are livid over President Obama's new executive action that bans the reimportation of military surplus firearms by private buyers and sellers. Vice President Joseph R. Biden delivered the news, framing it as a "common sense" measure.
- Military surplus supplements police budgets; Federal program not being used by all.
Information on Surplus Land at a Military Installation Designated for Disposal: Ernest Veuve Hall USARC/AMSA 75, T-25, Fort Missoula, Montana
This amended notice provides information on withdrawal of surplus property at the Ernest Veuve Hall USARC/AMSA 75, T-25, Fort Missoula, Montana. This notice amends the Notice published in the Federal Register on May 9, 2006 (71 FR 26930).
Obama Expands Gun Control ; President Adds Rules Through Executive Action On Background Checks, Military Weapon Imports
WASHINGTON - Striving to take action where Congress would not, the Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a little-known loophole that lets felons and others circumvent background checks by registering guns to corporations. Four months after a gun control drive collapsed spectacularly in the Senate,...
Information on Surplus Land at a Military Installation Designated for Disposal: Naval Air Station Alameda, Alameda, California
This notice provides information on withdrawal of surplus property at Naval Air Station Alameda, Alameda, California.
- Surplus Land at a Military Installation Designated for Disposal:
- Information on Surplus Land at Military Installations Designated for Disposal:
- Advisory circulars; availability, etc.: Aircraft Flight safety critical aircraft parts, engines, and propellers; U.S. military surplus,
Stacks of cargo crates line the front of California Army Navy Surplus, with a 2 1/2-ton military cargo truck parked nearby and enough military-issue fatigues inside to outfit several platoons. Business Manager Tom Miske, standing amid countless boxes of tents, backpacks and other supplies, shares the same frustration as many other operators of military surplus stores: Authentic gear is in short...