05B4 NAVFAC FAQ
Naval Facilities Engineering Command

NAVFAC FAQ

Publications/Guidance Documents

Q: How do I locate a NAVFAC design manual?
A: See http://dod.wbdg.org/

Q: What technical policies, criteria or guidance does NAVFAC have?
A: See http://dod.wbdg.org/

 

Base Realignment and Closure

Q: How can I get current information on BRAC 2005?
A: http://www.defenselink.mil/brac/

 

Find information on NAVFAC Web

Q: I've clicked on a link and I see a login prompt. What is my login name and password?
A: A login prompt indicates you have accessed a restricted area of the site. If you feel you need to have access, please refer to your local Web Master. You can obtain the list of Web Masters here.

 

NAVFAC Careers

Q: Do you post jobs on your Web site?
A: To see a list of current NAVFAC job openings, follow the 'Careers' link located in the footer area.

Q: How can I find out more about NAVFAC careers?
A: To find out more about NAVFAC careers, follow the 'Careers' link located in the footer area.

 

NAVFAC Commands

Q: How do I find the nearest NAVFAC location?
A: To find the nearest NAVFAC location, place your mouse over the 'Organization' link (top navigation) then click on 'NAVFAC Worldwide' then click on the interactive map to zoom in to your location. Click on the NAVFAC symbol closest to your location. A list will open on the side with the location address and contact information.

 

Products and Services

Q: What products and services NAVFAC provide?
A: The Naval Facilities Engineering Command manages the planning, design and construction of shore facilities for U.S. Navy activities around the world. We provide the Navy's forces with the operating, support and training bases they need when they are home...from the sea. To learn more about NAVFAC Products and Services, see our 'Products and Services' link (top navigation).

Family Housing Privatization

Q: What is military family housing privatization?
A: The Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) is a public/private program whereby private sector developers may own, operate, maintain, improve and assume responsibility for military family housing, where doing so is economically advantageous and national security is not adversely affected. The MHPI was enacted on Feb. 10, 1996, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 1996. Under the MHPI authorities, the Department of Defense (DoD) can work with the private sector to revitalize military family housing by employing a variety of financial tools-including direct loans, loan guarantees, equity investments, and conveyance or leasing of property or facilities. See http://www.acq.osd.mil/housing/about.htm#5 for more information.

Q: Why is the Department of Defense DoD) privatizing military housing?
A: The MHPI program was created to address two significant problems concerning housing for military service members and their families. The first problem is the poor condition of DoD owned housing. DoD currently owns approximately 257,000 family housing units on and off base. About 50% of these units need to be renovated or replaced because over the past 30 years, they have not been sufficiently maintained or modernized. The second problem is a shortage of affordable private housing of adequate quality. For more information see http://ppv.myhsg.navfac.navy.mil/

Q: How can I find out about upcoming MHPI projects?
A: The best information about the Military Housing Privatization Initiative, including contractor opportunities and a listing of currently identified military housing privatization projects, can be found on this website. Specific information about upcoming industry forums and privatization projects (including requests for proposals or requests for qualifications) can be obtained from the housing privatization websites maintained by each of the military services (Army RCI, Navy PPV, Air Force HP).

Certificate Errors

Q: How do I resolve the Certificate Error? When I access the NAVFAC Public portal page, I receive a "Certificate Error: Navigation Blocked." "There is a problem with this website's security certificate". "The security certificate presented by this website was not issued by a trusted certificate authority. We recommend that you close this webpage and do not continue to this website."

A: You may safely navigate to the NAVFAC Portal. You wil 09E5 l need to download and install a DOD Root Certificate which is used to encrypt information between your computer and this web site. For instructions and installation of the DOD Root Certificate click the below link.

DOD Root Certificate

 

 

 

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