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  • Closed bases give back to communities in a variety of ways

    A big unexpected outcome of base closure across the country has been the influx of charitable organizations now operating on closed Air Force bases, providing aide to the very communities most impacted by base closure. Housing for the homeless, welfare to work programs and other nonprofit organizations all have a big presence at installations
  • Former General Mitchell ARS Going Green

    One of the fastest-growing airports in the U.S. just got bigger - and greener. General Mitchell International Airport (GMIA) -- offering nonstop service to 40 cities "...has emerged as one of the USA's fast-growing airports by becoming a flashpoint for discount competition," according to a February 2010 article in USA Today. The airport hosts
  • Air Force Transfers Former General Mitchell ARS to General Mitchell International Airport

    The Air Force joined with Milwaukee Government and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials today to formally transfer 102 acres of land and over 90 facilities at the former General Mitchell Air Reserve Station (GMARS), to Milwaukee County's General Mitchell International Airport. This property will provide additional economic growth