Oceana Military Base Closing and Realignment

The 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission considered the closing or relocation of Oceana Naval Air Station, which was added… read more

The 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission considered the closing or relocation of Oceana Naval Air Station, which was added to the list on July 19, 2005. Witnesses used charts, graphs, and maps during the presentation.

Delegates from the State of Florida made formal offer to return Cecil Field to the Navy to be the East Coast Master Jet Base. The City of Jacksonville Airport Authority and the State of Florida have agreed to return 17,686 acres, constituting Cecil Field, to the Navy to establish a new East Coast Master Jet Base. Cecil Field was originally one of two Navy Master Jet Bases. Cecil Field, no longer a military installation, was ordered closed by the 1993 BRAC.

Delegates from the State of Virginia testified about Oceana Naval Air Station. close

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Program ID:
188482-2
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 2005

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  • Aug 20, 2005 | 1:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 2005 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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