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Friday, June 03, 2005

BRAC: Base Realignment and Closure 2005

Update June 3, 2005

DoD BRAC Website

BRAC Timing 'Perfect' to Help Army 'Reset'
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2005 – The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure recommendations could not have come at a better time as the Army begins realigning units overseas and looks for a clearer picture on where to put them, service leaders said during a media roundtable May 26 in the Pentagon. Story
Army to Help Reshape Total Force
Navy, Marine Officials Support Proposals
Recommendations Reshape Air Force

New Demands Make BRAC Necessary
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2005 – As the military confronts the "new demands of the war against extremism and other evolving challenges in the world," the Defense Department's recommendations for base realignments and closures are necessary, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld today told the commission considering DoD's proposals. Story

Office Advises Communities
WASHINGTON — DoD's Office of Economic Adjustment helps communities impacted by BRAC. Defense officials help community officials assess economic hardships, identify and evaluate alternative courses of action and resource requirements, and prepare an adjustment strategy or action plan. For more information click on the Office of Economic Adjustment.

More Related Stories
Photos: BRAC Senate Testimony
Photos: The List
Photos: Service Leaders Talk BRAC
DoD Expects to Save Nearly $50 Billion
Services Use BRAC to Realign Forces
Cross-Service Groups Enhance Efforts
Closings, Realignments Reshape Force
Base Closing Good News for Texas Capital
Former Base Meets Communities Needs
BRAC Process to Revamp Medical System
BRAC Process Sets Stage for Future
BRAC Process Examines Surge Capability
Overseas Realignment Process Proceeds
BRAC Important for Many Reasons
Bases Transform to Support Warfighters
Transition Partner to Help Communities

The Big Picture
Part 1: Base Closure, Realignment Recommendations Follow Lengthy Process-- Story
Part 2: Commission Begins Work on Next Round of Base Realignments, Closures-
Part 3: Force Structure, Military Value at Heart of BRAC--
Part 4: DoD Briefs Panel on Strategy Concerns--
Part 5: Special Office Aids Affected Communities--Story
Part 6: Defense Officials Ready to Advise Communities--Story
Part 7: Service Leaders Support Recommendations--Story
Part 8: Rumsfeld Recommends Infrastructure Cut--Story