- Associated Press - Saturday, July 5, 2014

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - An Oxford, Mississippi, firm has been awarded at $15.6 million contract to build a regional simulation center at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

The Department of Defense says in a news release that Carothers Construction Inc. will build the 36,000-square-foot facility that will include simulation communication rooms, secure communication infrastructure, network distribution nodes, operation centers, work cells, classrooms and administrative offices.

The Army says the work should be completed by April 22, 2016.