Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 3.djvu/484

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114 STAT. 1654A-442 PUBLIC LAW 106-398—APPENDIX SEC. 2888. DESIGNATION OF BUILDING AT FORT BELVOBR, VIRGINIA, IN HONOR OF ANDREW T. MCNAMARA. The building at 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, shall be known and designated as the "Andrew T. McNamara Building". Any reference to that building in any law, regulation, map, document, record, or other paper of the tjnited States shall be considered to be a reference to the Andrew T. McNamara Building. SEC. 2889. DESIGNATION OF BALBOA NAVAL HOSPITAL, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, IN HONOR OF BOB WILSON, A FORMER MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. The Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego, California, shall be known and designated as the "Bob Wilson Naval Hospital". Any reference to the Balboa Naval Hospital in any law, regulation, map, document, record, or other paper of the United States shall be considered to be a reference to the Bob Wilson Naval Hospital. SEC. 2890. SENSE OF CONGRESS REGARDING IMPORTANCE OF EXPAN- SION OF NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER, FORT IRWIN, CALIFORNIA. (a) FINDINGS. —Congress makes the following findings: (1) The National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, is the Army's premier warfare training center. (2) The National Training Center was cited by General Norman Schwarzkopf as being instrumental to the success of the allied victory in the Persian Gulf conflict. (3) The National Training Center gives a military unit the opportunity to use high-tech equipment and confront realistic opposing forces in order to accurately discover the unit's strengths and weaknesses. (4) The current size of the National Training Center is insufficient in light of the advanced equipment and technology required for modern warfare training. (5) The expansion of the National Training Center to include additional lands would permit military units and members of the Armed Forces to adequately prepare for future conflicts and various warfare scenarios they may encounter throughout the world. (6) Additional lands for the expansion of the National Training Center are presently available in the California desert. (7) The expansion of the National Training Center is a top priority of the Army and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. (b) SENSE OF CONGRESS.—It is the sense of Congress that the prompt expansion of the National Training Center is vital to the national security interests of the United States. SEC. 2891. SENSE OF CONGRESS REGARDING LAND TRANSFERS AT MELROSE RANGE, NEW MEXICO, AND YAKIMA TRAINING CENTER, WASHINGTON. (a) FINDINGS.— Congress makes the following findings: (1) The Secretary of the Air Force seeks the transfer of 6,713 acres of public domain land within the Melrose Range, New Mexico, from the Department of the Interior to the Department of the Air Force for the continued use of these lands as a military range.