Military Base Closing Deliberations, Navy

The 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission began final deliberations before submitting its report to the president on… read more

The 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission began final deliberations before submitting its report to the president on September 8, 2005. Commissioners heard reports for staff members and considered several motions and amendments to Defense Department recommendations.

In the morning of the first day of the final hearings, motions focused on recommendations for Navy base realignments and closures. Commission members voted against proposals to close Submarine Base New London (CT) and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (ME). Commission members approved recommendations to close Naval Station Pascagoula (MS), Naval Air Station Atlanta (GA), Naval Station Ingleside (TX).

Bases considered for realignment included Officer Training Command Pensacola (FL), Naval Station Newport (RI), and Naval Air Station Brunswick (ME).

Bases considered for closure included Naval Weapons Station SEAL Beach Detachment (Concord, CA), Submarine Base New London (CT), Naval Air Station Atlanta (GA), Naval Support Activity (New Orleans, LA), Marine Corps Support Activity (Kansas City, MO), Naval Station Pascagoula (MS), Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (ME), Naval Station Ingleside (TX), and Naval Air Station Corpus Christi (TX). close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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188490-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 24, 2005

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  • Aug 24, 2005 | 9:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2005 | 12:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2005 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2005 | 11:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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