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Maj. Gen. Al Aycock paid a visit to the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant Thursday as part of a tour of Army bases impacted by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Act. Aycock is the director of operations, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management (OACSIM), responsible for overseeing the development and coordination of program requirements, strategy and policies pertaining to facilities, military construction, energy and BRAC properties that support Army objectives and improves the quality of life for soldiers, civilians and families. Aycock began his visit to Parsons with lunch that included Don Dailey, KSAAP commander’s representative (far left); Dan Goddard, Great Plains Development Authority (GPDA) CEO; Ann Charles, GPDA deputy director; and other Army personnel. He was joined on his visit by Pentagon officials Tom Lederle and Hank Procter, who are assisting in the transfer of KSAAP property to GPDA.