What Happened in Camp Lejeune – 20​11 RECAP of Camp Lejeune and Jacksonvil​le NC

What Happened in Camp Lejeune

Camp Lejeune for the Grow the Force initiative in 2008, receive about $850 million in Federal Military Construction funding in Fiscal Year 2011.  Among projects aboard Camp Lejeune included:

  • Construction for the new gate.  This will be the 5th gate and will be located about two miles from the main gate on Hwy 24.  It is expected to relief almost 50% of the main gate traffic.
  • A renovation of the Naval  Hospital, including a 109,000 square foot expansion and outpatient clinic
    Completion of a three-wing Heroes Elementary School
  • New state-of-the-art barracks facilities
  • Camp Lejeune entrances also saw a face-life, with renovations made to the Pine Green and Sneads Ferry Gates, and a new visitor’s center and security entrance for the main gate.
  • Wounded Warrior Barracks complex, designed to hold up 200 wounded troops to lodge and have easy access to medical care and disability assistance.
  • One of five new base childcare centers opened in 2011 and the four childcare centers are expected to open at the end of 2012 (one of them will be in Stone Bay) 
  • Construction starts for a Hope and Care Center which is designed to provide rehabilitation for wounded warriors near their new barracks facility and expect to complete in 2012 
  • Camp Lejeune Exchange added about 60,000 square feet and now is a one-stop shop including uniform, and home and garden needs.

Note:  MCAS New River also has its share of construction.  I’ve heard of a state-of-the-art gym coming soon to Camp Lejeune and will be located near the Exchange.  It supposed to have an indoor pool with indoor running track and a smoothie bar. 

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About Loni Walker

I enjoy helping people and believe that by being knowledgeable in many areas, I can help my clients make the best decisions when it comes to buying or selling a home. I was born in Vietnam and raised in Orange County, California, where I met my husband, a US Marine, in 1998. Since then, we have moved many times until 2008 when my husband retired from the USMC. Jacksonville, NC is now our permanent home. I have experienced the stresses and challenges of moving. I know firsthand how vital it is to have good communication and mutual trust with your agent. As a real estate professional, my goal is to earn your confidence and exceed your expectations. I look forward to helping you find the perfect home or the perfect buyer for your home. I welcome your business and your referrals.

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