Monday, February 13, 2012

Budget wants two BRAC rounds

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon's 2013 budget calls for two rounds of base closings, according to documents released Monday. The last Base Realignment and Closure round was in 2005. All BRACS have pit communities and states against each other because bases are major employers. The budget asks for BRAC rounds in 2013 and 2015. (Source: USA Today, 02/13/12) Gulf Coast note: This region is home to a heavy concentration of military bases, as well as military activities at non-DoD facilities. Previous on BRAC