Swords into Plowshares: Improving BRAC

James Jr., Stover S.
March 2000
Army Logistician;Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p40
Probes aspects of the United States military base realignment and closure (BRAC) process that need to be improved. Timeliness and efficiency of the implementation process; Scheduling and scope of BRAC rounds; Interservice consolidation of underutilized facilities under the Department of Defense.


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