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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 President...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071305/opi_20050713002.shtml
Opinion
Alaska editorial: Military base changes worked well for state

...we have been very leery about what might come from actions by the various reports from the Base Realignment and Closure Commission - known by the acronym "BRAC," and charged with ordering the military to shut down installations that may no...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021507/opi_20070215009.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Senators seek a delay in closing of base

...personnel. Members of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission will visit Fairbanks and conduct a public hearing...recommendations given last week to the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, suggested eliminating 2,940 Air Force and civilian...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052005/sta_20050520041.shtml
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Air Force closure would be critical blow for Galena

...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 area, has an $8.5...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072405/sta_20050724011.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...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 for June 15. As part...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060105/sta_20050601014.shtml
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Alaska editorial

...BRAC. The acronym, as all the military people hereabouts know very well, stands for the Base Realignment and Closure Commission. For the fifth time since it was established in 1988, the nine-member commission will be making public a list...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033005/opi_20050330001.shtml
Opinion
Commission decides to keep some fighter planes at Eielson

...would devastate the local economy while putting the nation's security at great risk. The Base Realignment and Closure Commission agreed, rejecting the proposal to place the base on "warm" status. The nine-member commission voted 7-0...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082605/sta_20050826023.shtml
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Eielson's vast space may weaken lobbying effort

...Principi, chairman of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission. Principi noted that Eielson was one of two bases...ranges that exist up there," he told the base closure commission. That argument for Eielson's transformation was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051905/sta_20050519012.shtml
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Alaska editorial: It's time to fight for Eielson Air Force Base

...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 of hours and have...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051705/opi_20050517009.shtml
Opinion
Eielson to stay open but lose 18 jets, 600 troops

...under the plan approved by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission in late August. President Bush on Sept. 15 forwarded...Defense gave its base closure recommendations to the closure commission. The Air Force wanted to remove most of Eielson's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111105/sta_20051111013.shtml
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