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The Base Realignment and Closure process is an exercise by the federal government to determine the best use of its military installations. This includes both the closure and realignment of assets in an effort to increase efficiency within the Defense Department.
Committee chair promises to spike new BRAC requests
Thursday - 2/2/2012, 8:56am EST
Pentagon brass said last week they'll ask Congress for another round of base realignment and closures. Federal Times reports, Republican Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) says he'll kill the idea. McKeon was speaking to the Reserve Officers Association.
Earlier, the group heard from Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Dempsey said that since the armed services are shrinking, their real estate should, too.
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