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RFP Issued for Redevelopment of JFK Project Area

Friday, January 4, 2013

The Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority invites the submission of formal written proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of various parcels within the boundaries of the John F. Kennedy Urban Renewal Project Area in Oklahoma City. The property offered for redevelopment consists of a substantial number of platted infill lots generally bound on the north by NE 23rd and 13th Streets, on the south by NE 4th and 10th Streets and a segment of the BNSF OK-ARK Railroad right-of-way, and on the east by Martin Luther King Boulevard and Interstate Highway 35. All formal written proposals will be received at the offices of the Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority, 105 North Hudson Avenue, Suite 105, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The RFP will remain open until closed by the Authority's Board of Commissioners or Executive Director.

Oklahoma Army National Guard receiving new helicopters in 2013

Thursday, January 3, 2013

The Oklahoma Army National Guard announced today they will receive four UH-72A “Lakota” helicopters this year. The helicopters will replace four OH-58C “Kiowa” helicopters that have been in service for more than 30 years.

New Broken Arrow reserve center receives LEED gold rating

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The Oklahoma Army National Guard announced today that the Broken Arrow Armed Forces Reserve Center (AFRC) has received the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Gold rating. The LEED is the recognized standard for measuring building sustainability and is mandated for use by the Army. Achieving this certification is the best way to demonstrate that your building is truly "green".

Oklahoma Army National Guard signs agreement with Thlopthlocco Tribal Town

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The Oklahoma Army National Guard announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Thlopthlocco Tribal Town of Okemah, Okla.  The MOU deals primarily with issues encountered during new construction and renovation of Oklahoma Army National Guard properties.

Oklahoma National Guard leadership bids farewell to deploying Soldiers

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

On Saturday, Nov. 10th, officials from the Oklahoma Army National Guard said farewell to 39 members of Detachment 1, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 149th General Support Aviation (2-149th GSAB).

OU-Baylor football game highlights busy Veterans Day weekend for Oklahoma Guardsmen

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Pride and patriotism were on full display this past Veterans Day weekend, as Oklahoma Army National Guardsmen from across the state came out in full force to take part in a number of events honoring the nation’s heroes both past and present.

Paycom Adds Inc. Hire Power Award

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Paycom added another accolade Tuesday as it was awarded Inc.’s inaugural Hire Power Award, recognizing private companies that are leading the way in creating American jobs.

FLS Microjet

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Wherever it has gone, eyes have been drawn to the curious brainchild of James R. Bede and Paul Griffin. The first BD–5, a propeller-driven model, wowed audiences as it flew through in the James Bond film Octopussy. The single-seater is still going strong and has a new mission. Lewis & Clark Performance, LLC based in Oklahoma City fly's the FLS Microjet in front of millions of Airshow fans all across the nation.