A new two-story reinforced concrete, modern Post Office (1160 SM) was constructed, to include 3701 post office boxes, on MCAS Iwakuni, Japan to support increased base population which is the result of the Defense Policy Realignment Initiative (DPRI) of U.S. forces in the Pacific Region.
ALQIMI National Security, Professional Services Group, Facility Development Project Manager Shawna Pedersen successfully resolved design and construction issues, and worked with the end user to increase workflow productivity, and successfully facilitated turnover of the facility from the Government of Japan to the US Government in April of this year.
On May 9th of 2016 MCAS Iwakuni held a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the first service-oriented project in the Iwakuni DPRI to be delivered to the general base community. Ms. Pedersen’s outstanding service in successfully delivering this project was recognized during the ceremony by the Commanding Post Office Master and the Commanding Officer MCAS Iwakuni.
In the past 4.5 years Ms. Pedersen has successfully delivered Barracks, an Aviation Fire Station, a Corrosion Control Hangar, a Weather Vehicle Pad and an Armory. Her, current projects include a four Gates, a Detention Center, and four schools totaling over 440,000 square feet.