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Congress to the Pentagon: Don’t Even Think About Closing Military Bases | The Fiscal Times

Congress to the Pentagon: Don’t Even Think About Closing Military Bases | The Fiscal Times

The Defense Department has been pressing for years to close unneeded bases in the U.S., which would save billions and help gradually downsize and reconfigure the military. But that campaign has been mostly greeted with hostility on Capitol Hill.Last March, for example, Pentagon officials argued before a Senate panel that a new Base…

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