Posts Tagged ‘BRAC’

BRAC Results for 2005 Reflect Wishfull Thinking

So the savings from BRAC 2005 are not what Estimates indicated due to flawed estimating. Surprise! Having participated in every BRAC planning process since 1988, I am not! The basis for estimates used are never quite what one would expect in business – and that is an effort by the DOD to be “fair”. Perhaps […]

AF Tries BRAC Work-Around

So you thought the Pentagon request for two BRACs in 2013 and 2015 were not going to make it in Congress. Well does that really stop the AF from making massive changes that impact local congressional districts, bases, and economies? Not according to the latest report from Government Executive: Lawmakers from Alaska claim a Defense […]

Will BRAC be a BCAR in 2013 & 2015?

What is officially called the Defense Base Closure and Realignment process takes the acronym BRAC — which logically would stand for Base Realignment and Closure, reversing the priorities and, one guesses, making the word more pronounceable. Lt. Col. Melinda Morgan, a spokeswoman of the Office of the Defense Secretary, has an explanation she offered Government […]

Panetta Says BRAC Best Tool Available To Downsize

Detailed budget plans won’t be unveiled until February, but Panetta said he would be requesting $525 billion for the fiscal 2013 base budget, which is the first budget to be implemented since last year’s Budget Control Act mandated nearly $500 billion be cut from defense spending over the next 10 years. It’s $6 billion less […]

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