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NAVFAC Awards Construction Contract for Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command

Navy News Service

Story Number: NNS110606-30

By Don Rochon, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific Public Affairs

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded a $62.7 million firm fixed-price contract June 6, to Nan Inc. of Honolulu for the construction of a new Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command facility aboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

The work to be performed includes the construction of a three-story building, that will provide an identification laboratory, administrative office spaces, training spaces and a warehouse. The project also includes various interior/exterior structure work and installation such as roofing, plumbing, air conditioning and ventilation, electrical work, landscaping and miscellaneous site improvements.

"This new facility will be a tremendous asset for us as we execute our very important mission of investigating, recovering, identifying, and ultimately returning missing Americans from our nation's past conflicts to their families," said Maj. Gen. Stephen Tom, commander, Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command. "The new multifaceted building will house a state-of-the-art central identification laboratory and be one of the premiere facilities in the world."

The contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with 10 proposals received, and the project has an expected completion date of July 2013.

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