|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 3 Feb 2015 15:28:51 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLOSURE: "Pentagon proposes new round of base closures"|
Pentagon proposes new round of base closures By Kristina Wong The Hill February 2, 2015The Pentagon's fiscal 2016 budget request released Monday calls for another round of military base closures to begin in 2017.
The proposal is expected to meet tough opposition in Congress, as lawmakers have rejected such calls for years over concerns facilities in their districts could be targeted.
But the Pentagon's comptroller said Monday he believed lawmakers would finally agree to a new Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process.
"Do I think the Congress will ultimately agree to BRAC? I do," Pentagon comptroller Michael McCord said during a press briefing Monday.
... For the entire article, seehttp://thehill.com/policy/defense/231485-pentagon-proposes-new-round- of-base-closures
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