Military Base Closings Final Deliberations, Joint

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

The 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission continued final deliberations before submitting its report to the president on September 8, 2005. Commissioners heard from staff members on Defense Department recommendations and made motions for changes to the recommendations

In the afternoon of the second day of the final hearings, motions focused on recommendations for Joint Cross Service Groups. Mr. Van Saun and his analysts completed analyses of the seven joint cross service groups of the Department of Defense: education and training, headquarters and support, industrial, intelligence, medical, supply and storage, and technical.

The Commission considered such issues as the closure of nine in-patient service facilities, the creation of joint centers of excellence for chemical, biological, medical research and development, and the realignment of Air Force and National Guard leased locations to Arlington (VA) and Andrews Air Force Base (MD). The also considered co-location of intelligence and counterintelligence operations, co-location of army leased facilities, and co-location of missile and space defense agencies. close

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

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  • Timothy Abrell Analyst Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.->Joint Issues Team
  • James H. Bilbray Commissioner Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.
  • Philip E. Coyle III Commissioner Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.
  • Jim Durso Senior Analyst Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.->Joint Issues Team
  • James T. Hill Commissioner Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.
  • Lesia Mandzia Analyst Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.->Joint Issues Team
  • Lloyd Warren Newton Commissioner Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.
  • Anthony J. Principi Chair Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.
  • Rumu Sarkar Associate Legal Counsel Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.
  • Carol Jo Schmidt Senior Analyst Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.->Joint Issues Team
  • Samuel K. Skinner Commissioner Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.
  • Sue Ellen Turner Commissioner Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.
  • David Van Saun Team Leader Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn.->Joint Cross Service
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Aug 25, 2005

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