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DEFCON Hill - November 4, 2012, By Carlo Munoz and Jeremy Herb
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will likely get half of what he wants Congress to deliver during the lame-duck session, but a deal to stave off devastating defense cuts under sequestration may not be part of that plan, defense analysts and congressional sources tell The Hill.
Daily News - October 25, 2012, By DUSTY RICKETTS
MILTON— The No. 1 reason military bases close or missions move to other locations is encroachment.
Santa Rosa County commissioners on Thursday accepted the final version of the Eglin Air Force Base Small Area Studies report on encroachment, and will begin discussing its implementation in the near future.
The Island Packet - October 25, 2012, By PATRICK DONOHUE
A long-planned program to limit growth around Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort has been praised by a state planning group, just days before its launch.
Capital Gazette - October 23, 2012, By KIRKLAND J. MURRAY
The federal Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) initiative has led to a more technical and knowledge-based workforce that is fueling the economy and Fort George G. Meade is the epicenter of Anne Arundel County growth.
American Planning Association, South Carolina Chapter - October, 23, 2012
Mercury News - October 22, 2012, By Peter Hegarty
ALAMEDA -- The California State Lands Commission has approved a land exchange with the city that Alameda officials are hailing as a "milestone" in the redevelopment of the former U.S. Navy base since it will pave the way for creating a public trust for property along the waterfront.
Yes! Magazine - October 22, 2012, By Mark Andrew Boyer
A new $1 billion plan to turn a vacant base into a shipping and logistics center will create thousands of jobs for the Oakland residents who need them most.
Government Executive - October 17, 2012, By Kedar Pavgi
Political paralysis on Capitol Hill constrains the United States’ ability to act as a global leader and prevents the government from transforming itself and addressing major issues, a former Defense Department official said Tuesday evening.
Defense News - October 15, 2012, By Marcus Weisgerber
The Pentagon continued its ongoing dialogue with industry last week. But unlike previous discussions about the impact of deep defense budget cuts scheduled to go into effect in January, this meeting emphasized how to manage those spending reductions.
dailypress.com - October 14, 2012, By Hugh Lessig
The Virginia Peninsula Chamber has mounted an all-out push in hopes of securing $6 million over two state fiscal years to help protect Langley Air Force Base from potential downsizing or closure.
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