| Based on the fact that
there are 272 million people living in this country and projections indicate
there will be an additional 120 million in the year 2050, urban sprawl
closer to military installations is inevitable.
By communicating a persuasive
message utilizing the media, town hall meetings and installation tours
the researchers posit they will increase the communitiesí understanding
and acceptance of the military, the installation, and its role as a partner
in the community.