Environmental Stewardship Evident in New FORSCOM/USARC Headquarters Project

By Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public AffairsMay 14, 2010

An employee with Ruppert Landscape Co., of Lilburn, Ga., soaks down material holding soil and seed in place around a Sediment Retention Pond being landscaped near the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Headquarters construction site at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 10, 2010. The site features the Long Leaf Pine and other trees, shrubs and ground cover typical of the Sandhills region of N.C.
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An employee with Ruppert Landscape Co., of Lilburn, Ga., soaks down material holding soil and seed in place around a Sediment Retention Pond being landscaped near the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Headquarters construction site at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 10, 2010. The site features the Long Leaf Pine and other trees, shrubs and ground cover typical of the Sandhills region of N.C. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
An employee with Ruppert Landscape Co., of Lilburn, Ga., waters a Red Maple tree by a sediment retention pond being landscaped near the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Headquarters construction site (in the background) at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 10, 2010. The site features Long Leaf Pines, Red Maples and other trees, shrubs and ground cover typical of the Sandhills region of N.C.
2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An employee with Ruppert Landscape Co., of Lilburn, Ga., waters a Red Maple tree by a sediment retention pond being landscaped near the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Headquarters construction site (in the background) at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 10, 2010. The site features Long Leaf Pines, Red Maples and other trees, shrubs and ground cover typical of the Sandhills region of N.C. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Employees with Ruppert Landscape Co., of Lilburn, Ga., work around a sediment retention pond installed near the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Headquarters construction site at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 10, 2010. The site features Long Leaf Pines, Red Maples and other trees, shrubs and ground cover typical of the Sandhills region of N.C. In the distance, a dust cloud can be seen at the site of the East Parking Area.
3 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Employees with Ruppert Landscape Co., of Lilburn, Ga., work around a sediment retention pond installed near the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Headquarters construction site at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 10, 2010. The site features Long Leaf Pines, Red Maples and other trees, shrubs and ground cover typical of the Sandhills region of N.C. In the distance, a dust cloud can be seen at the site of the East Parking Area. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command) VIEW ORIGINAL
Landscapers can be seen working at a Sediment Retention Pond near the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Headquarters construction site (in the background) at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 10, 2010. The site features Long Leaf Pines, Red Maples and other trees, shrubs and ground cover typical of the Sandhills region of N.C.
4 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Landscapers can be seen working at a Sediment Retention Pond near the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Headquarters construction site (in the background) at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 10, 2010. The site features Long Leaf Pines, Red Maples and other trees, shrubs and ground cover typical of the Sandhills region of N.C. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
A heavy equipment operator puts a Caterpillar 621F Wheel Tractor Scraper through its paces on the East Parking Area being installed at the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Headquarters construction site at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 10, 2010. The East Parking Area is approximately 1/4 mile from the new headquarters.
5 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A heavy equipment operator puts a Caterpillar 621F Wheel Tractor Scraper through its paces on the East Parking Area being installed at the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Headquarters construction site at Fort Bragg, N.C., May 10, 2010. The East Parking Area is approximately 1/4 mile from the new headquarters. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
This May 10, 2010, photograph of the new FORSCOM/USARC headquarters under construction at Fort Bragg, N.C. was taken from the historic Main Post Polo Field.  The project is more than 50 percent complete.  The two commands are relocating to Fort Bragg in accordance with BRAC 2005.
6 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – This May 10, 2010, photograph of the new FORSCOM/USARC headquarters under construction at Fort Bragg, N.C. was taken from the historic Main Post Polo Field. The project is more than 50 percent complete. The two commands are relocating to Fort Bragg in accordance with BRAC 2005. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL