|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 11 Apr 2013 11:23:08 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLOSURE: "Obama Budget Calls for Pentagon Base Closures"|
Obama Budget Calls for Pentagon Base Closures By: Greg Richter Newsmax April 10, 2013 The Pentagon is requesting $2.4 billion to fund base closures that would start in 2015, and the GOP is already rejecting it. The Defense Department’s proposal, part of President Barack Obama’s budget plan unveiled Wednesday, would save money in the long term by trimming its “excess capacity” in property. But base closures are a political hot button, and some Republicans rejected the defense budget even before Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel officially introduced it, Politico reports. … For the entire article, see http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/pentagon-base-closures-obama/2013/04/10/id/498893 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650-961-8918 or 650-969-1545 Fax: 650-961-8918 LSiegel@cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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