Defense Base Closure

The subcommittee heard testimony on the recommendations of military base closings submitted by the Defense Base Closure and Realignment… read more

The subcommittee heard testimony on the recommendations of military base closings submitted by the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. The Department of Defense stated budget limitations and a fundamental change of military strategy following the end of the Cold War were the reasons for the manpower reduction plans. The commission then submitted its own recommendations to Congress and the president, recommending 25 military bases be closed, along with 10 military laboratories. close

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Defense Base Closure

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Program ID:
19660-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 23, 1991 | 8:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 29, 1991 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jul 23, 1991 | 8:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 24, 1991 | 12:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 29, 1991 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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