05 Sep '17, 7pm

#DoD #BRAC

#DoD #BRAC

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon supports a proposal to authorize a base closure round in 2019 from Sens. John McCain and Jack Reed, the top Pentagon official in charge of military installations said Tuesday. The Pentagon’s new assistant defense secretary for energy, installations and environment, Lucian Niemeyer, said the Department of Defense backs their proposal to launch a base realignment and closure, or BRAC, process. That proposal would have the Government Accountability Office, and not an independent commission, validate the analysis before Congress makes the final call. Speaking at a Heritage Foundation forum, Niemeyer said base closures could not only save money but help the military reorganize for the next generation of military technologies as it conducts a highly anticipated defense strategy review. “For us, it’s not just a matter finding efficiencies; it’s a matter ...

Full article: http://www.defensenews.com/congress/2017/09/05/dod-suppor...

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