Like It or Not, Some Bases Need A Meaningful Mission

May 2005
ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/23/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 20, p52
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The article reports that the U.S. agency Pentagon's plan to close some military bases and realign others is setting off a uniform chorus of howls from members of the U.S. Congress with affected bases in their districts. For many, it is just an economic and political reflex reaction. For the military, it is a reallocation of assets to meet changing times, the same kind of economic and strategic moves that are common in business. For the construction industry, it is a chance to put a shoulder to the wheel and help turn under-performing national assets into something more meaningful.


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