$10.2M to Renovate a Battle Seminar Facility at Leavenworth
Carothers Construction in Water Valley, MS received a $10.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for renovations of a Battle Seminar facility at Fort Leavenworth, KS. Work is expected to be completed by July 15, 2008. Bids were solicited via the World Wide Web on March 23, 2007, and 3 bids were received by the U.S. Army Engineer District, Kansas City, MO (W912DQ-07-C-0021).
Founded in 1827, Fort Leavenworth is probably most well-known for its Center for its military prison – the United States Disciplinary Barracks. It is also home to a wide range of training and doctrine commands, however, and serves as a key link that provides training and learning opportunities to members of other mailitaries around the world. Leavenworth is home to the Battle Command Knowledge System, Center for Army Leadership, Center for Army Lessons Learned, Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate Combined Arms Center – Training, Command and General Staff College, Combat Studies Institute, Current Force Integration Directorate, and elements of US Army TRADOC (Training & Doctrine).