HeadquartersDepartment of the ArmyWashington, DC12 February 2008
Army Facilities Management*Army Regulation 420–1
Effective 19 February 2008
H i s t o r y .
T h i s i s a n a d m i n i s t r a t i v er e v i s i o n . T h e p o r t i o n s a f f e c t e d b y t h i sa d m i n i s t r a t i v e r e v i s i o n a r e l i s t e d i n t h esummary of change.
This regulation addresses themanagement of Army facilities. Specifi-cally, it describes the management of pub-lic work s act ivit ies, hou s ing, an d oth er
facilities operations and management, mil-itary construc tio n pr og ram devel op m en t
and execution, master planning, utilitiesservices and energy management, and fireand emergency services. Also, it identifiesand synopsizes other regulations that pro-v i d e d e t a i l e d f a c i l i t i e s m a n a g e m e n tpolicy.
This regulation applies tot h e A c t i v e A r m y , t h e A r m y N a t i o n a lGuard/Army National Guard of the UnitedStates, and the U.S. Army Reserve unlessotherwise stated. Also, it applies to ten-ants on Active Army installations, or asnoted in each program chapter. This regu-lation does not apply to installations anda c t i vities, or part s th e r eof , wh i c h hav e
been licensed to the District of Columbiao r t o a n y s t a te , t e rri t o r y , o r com m o n -
wealth of the United States for use by theNational Guard; single project-owned orleased civil works facilities of the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers; national ceme-teries; facilities occupied by Army activi-ties as tenants when support is providedby another government agency. In areasoutside the United States, Status of ForcesAg reemen t s or o ther co un t ry -to -co untry
agreements may take precedence over thisregulation.
Proponent and exception authority.
The proponent of this regulation is theAssistant Chief of Staff for InstallationManagement. The proponent has the au-thority to approve exceptions or waiversto this regulation that are consistent withcontrolling law and regulations. The pro-ponent may delegate this approval author-ity, in writing, to a division chief withinthe proponent agency or its direct report-ing unit or field operating agency, in thegrade of colonel or the civilian equivalent.Activities may request a waiver to thisregulation by providing justification thatincludes a full analysis of the expectedbenefits and must include a formal reviewby the activity’s senior legal officer. Allwaiver requests will be endorsed by thecommander or senior leader of the requ-e s t i n g a c t i v i t y a n d f o r w a r d e d t h r o u g ht h e i r h i g her h e a d q u a rt e rs t o t he po licy
proponent. Refer to AR 25–30 for specificguidance.
Army management control process.
This regulation contains management con-trol provisions and identifies key manage-ment controls that must be evaluated (seeappendix T).
Supp lem e ntatio n.
S uppleme nt ati on of
this regulation and the establishment of command and local forms are prohibitedwithout prior approval from the AssistantC hi ef of S taf f f or Installat ion Manage-
ment (DAIM–FDF), 600 Army Pentagon,Washington, DC 20310–0600.
Users areinvited to send comments and suggestedimprovements on DA Form 2028 (Recom-m e n d e d C h a n g e s t o P u b l i c a t i o n s a n dBlank Forms) directly to HQDA, Assist-ant Chief of Staff for Installation Manage-m e n t , F a c i l i t y P o l i c y D i v i s i o n ,( D A I M – F D F ) , 6 0 0 A r m y P e n t a g o n ,Washington, DC 20310–0600.
C o m mit t ee C o nt i nua nc e App r ov al.
The Department of the Army committeemanagement officer concurs in the estab-lishment and/or continuance of the com-mittee (s ) ou tl ined herein, in accordance
with AR 15–1, Committee Management.The AR 15–1 requires the proponent to j u s t i f y e s t a b l i s h i n g / c o n t i n u i n g i t s c o m -m i t t ee(s ) , coo r d i n a te d r a f t p u b l i ca t i o n s ,
and coordinate changes in committee sta-t u s w i t h t h e D e p a r t m e n t o f t h e A r m yC ommit tee Managem ent Of f ic e, ATTN:
SAAA–RP, Office of the AdministrativeAssistant, Resources and Programs Agen-cy, 2511 Jefferson Davis Highway, TaylorB u i l d i n g , 1 3 t h F l o o r , A r l i n g t o n , V A22202–3926. Further, if it is determinedt h a t a n e s t a b l i s h e d “ g r o u p ” i d e n t i f i e dwithin this regulation later takes on thecharacteristics of a committee, the propo-nent will follow all AR 15–1 requirementsfor establishing and continuing the groupas a committee.
This publication is availa-ble in electronic media only and is in-tended for command levels C, D, and Efor the Active Army, the Army NationalGuard/Army National Guard of the UnitedStates, and the U.S. Army Reserve.
*This regulation supersedes AR 420–1, dated 2 November 2007.
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