Defense News

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

BRAC Process Withhold Information, May Cause Review of Certain Closings

Defense Department officials improperly withheld crucial data from the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission that might have justified the continued operation of certain Department laboratories and facilities, according to a new insider account.

A House Armed Services Subcommittee will hold a hearing on December 12 "on implementation of the Base Realignment and Closure 2005 decisions."

FAS Project on Government Secrecy: "Pentagon Officials Withheld BRAC Data to Protect Proposals That Failed Legal Requirement"

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