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May 2, 2013

D-M, military retirees have $1.6 billion impact on local community

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D-M and military retirees circulated approximately $1.6 billion and helped create more than 4,680 jobs in the local area, according to D-M’s Fiscal Year 2012 Economic Impact Analysis, released here April 26.

The EIA, an annual publication, is designed to inform the community of personnel assigned or employed at the base; annual payroll of all assigned and employed personnel; construction expenditures; and an estimated number and dollar value of indirect jobs created by D-M’s presence in the community.

In fiscal year 2012, there were 10,869 personnel assigned and employed at D-M, including 7,537 military service members, 1,604 appropriated fund civilians, and 1,728 non-appropriated fund civilians and contractors. Their combined payroll totaled more than $643 million.

The EIA also provides information on D-M facilities and properties. The base operates and maintains 519 buildings, encompassing 4,409,801 square feet of space. D-M’s footprint includes 6,011 acres of government-owned land and 4,578 acres of easement, rights-of-way and leased land, totaling 10,589 acres.

Of the 7,537 military service members assigned to D-M, 75 percent live off base.




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