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Shelby secures $123 million for Redstone Arsenal

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby today announced funding for several projects included in the Fiscal Year 2008 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. 

This legislation, today passed by the Senate, will now go to a conference committee with the House of Representatives.

Here's a breakdown of the funds:

  • $20 million will go toward Phase II of the Software Engineering Directorate (SED) at Redstone Arsenal  
  • $8.4 billion for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), including $139.7 million for BRAC related programs in Alabama.
  • $30 million for the first phase of the Army Materiel Command (AMC) headquarters complex at Redstone.
  • $73.6 million for construction of the Von Braun Complex Phase III.
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