Camp Umatilla Receives $12.6 Million in Federal Funds
District 57 – The Joint Emergency Board has approved Federal Funds Capital Construction expenditure limitation totaling $15.0 million for two new projects at Camp Umatilla and increased existing Federal Funds Capital Construction expenditure limitation by a total of $12.6 million for two projects currently underway at Camp Umatilla. The Oregon Military Department (OMD) has received a commitment from the National Guard Bureau to fund several new and ongoing projects to improve the Regional Training Institute at Camp Umatilla in Umatilla, Oregon. Camp Umatilla is a National Guard training center capable of providing individual and group training for units up to battalion size (300-800 soldiers). The Regional Training Institute at Camp Umatilla is one of two infantry training schools west of the Mississippi, used both by active duty soldiers and by the Oregon Training Command and Oregon National Guard units to fulfill their weekend and annual training missions.