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Leaders rally against Army force reductions

...track.Meanwhile, Dodson is hopeful about Fort Wainwright and other Alaska installations. During the most recent Base Realignment and Closure Commission, or BRAC, process the Alaska bases were ranked for their viability and the strategic nature...
Military: Alaska installations exposed

...doubt a closure would have a significant impact," Fried said. Whatever site makes the list will be visited by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, said Philip Coyle, a former Pentagon official appointed to the nine-member panel. Coyle...
Alaska editorial: It's time to fight for Eielson Air Force Base

...regardless of the length of their lobbying effort, their leaders in and out of government were keenly aware that the Base Realignment and Closure Commission was going back to work this year. Base supporters have spent millions of dollars and thousands...
Eielson defenders focus on strategic need for base

...reasons for the base to stay at full strength. Two groups working to save Eielson from a Pentagon list of recommended base realignments held their first joint meeting Wednesday. Jim Dodson, chairman of a state committee put together by Gov. Frank...
Alaska Digest

...spoke as he prepared to travel to Fairbanks to meet with state and community leaders who will try to persuade the Base Realignment and Closure Commission that Eielson should remain at current staffing levels. A hearing in Fairbanks is scheduled...

...fully operational and run war games from early spring through late fall. A letter and background paper - sent to the Base Realignment and Closure Commission this week by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John Jumper and acting Secretary of the Air Force...
Some military experts say downsizing Eielson makes perfect sense

...recommendations. Four members of the nine-member Base Realignment and Closure Commission are scheduled to be Fairbanks...using a computer model called COBRA, for the Cost of Base Realignment Action. The model was used in previous BRAC rounds...
It's time to bring our troops home

...those unconstitutional deployments stopped the 9/11 attack. Instead of closing U.S. bases, we must close the Base Realignment and Closure Commission and the foreign bases. We can then keep the U.S. military confined to its constitutional...
Keeping base closures isn't about economy, but security

As I read the recent announcements on the U.S. military closures being considered by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, I was reminded of an address given a few years ago by Leon Panetta, White House Chief of Staff under...
Air Force closure would be critical blow for Galena

...Airport Forward Operating Location, which recently was added to the potential closure list being scrutinized by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission. Chugach, the Anchorage-based regional Native corporation for the Prince William Sound...


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