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1973 military base closures in Massachusetts

Thomas P. Glynn

1973 military base closures in Massachusetts

what happened to the employees?

by Thomas P. Glynn

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Published by Commonwealth of Massachusetts, [Commission on Federal Base Conversion] in [Boston] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts,
  • Rhode Island,
  • Massachusetts.,
  • Rhode Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Military bases -- Massachusetts -- Employees.,
    • Military bases -- Rhode Island -- Employees.,
    • Military bases -- Economic aspects -- Massachusetts.,
    • Military bases -- Economic aspects -- Rhode Island.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas P. Glynn III.
      ContributionsMassachusetts. Joint Commission on Federal Base Conversion.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5725.M4 G58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 61 p. ;
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4694447M
      LC Control Number77620911

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      This study looked at three California communities, which are adjacent to three U.S. military bases that closed in the early s. The following measures were used to evaluate the effects of base closures: size of local population and school enrollment; size of labor force, unemployment rates, taxable retail sales, and municipal revenues; and vacancy rates and sales prices of . Focuses on lessons learned from four rounds of base realignments and closures (BRACs) held in , , , and Addresses the applicability of these lessons to future BRACs as related to savings, costs, and economic impact; legislative actions needed to authorize future BRAC rounds; and what improvements would be needed in the Department of Defense's process for identifying bases .

        BOSTON — The potential for another round of military base closures across the country has Massachusetts officials preparing for a fight to protect a vital sector of the state's economy that. Combined with past rounds of base closures in , , and , the department is saving about $12 billion a year from base closure initiatives, according to the Pentagon's report.


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1973 military base closures in Massachusetts by Thomas P. Glynn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) is a process by a United States federal government commission to increase United States Department of Defense efficiency by planning the end of the Cold War realignment and closure of military than installations have been closed in five BRAC rounds:, and These five BRAC.

Get this from a library. Base closures or realinement program. Hearing, Ninety-third Congress, first session. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Military Construction.].

Military Base Closures in the West Note: This article is a sidebar to this issue's feature story, " Leavin' on a Jet Plane." BASES ON CURRENT BRAC REALIGNMENT/CLOSURE LIST. Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado: Closed SEP Grissom Air Force Base, Indiana: Closed SEP England Air Force Base, Louisiana: Closed DEC Loring Air Force Base, Maine: Closed SEP Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan: Closed JUN Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base, Missouri: Closed SEP Rickenbacker Air Guard Base, Ohio: Completed SEP Hanscom Air Force Base is a United States Air Force Installation located approximately two miles from Bedford, Massachusetts.

The base is named for Laurence G. Hanscom, a local Worcester pilot and reporter who was killed in a plane crash in Hanscom Air Force Base is a unique blend of both civilian and military operations. Introduction Congress initiated a process for closing military bases in when it became clear that the United States was going to reduce the size of its military forces after the Cold War.

Lawmakers and officials representing communities with some of the military bases targeted for closure on Friday vowed to fight to get off the list, saying their areas would be crippled and.

For the first time in many years, there are more positive signals coming from Congress than negative ones with regard to another round of the military’s Base Realignment and Closure. The base closure will also cost the city money: InHeidelberg’s mayor said that the move of USAREUR headquarters to Wiesbaden would cost his city and Mannheim some 45 million euros a year.

Following the base closure, the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing was moved to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Since it has closed, there was a push to convert the air station into an international airport. It dominated much of the news in Orange County politics in the late s and early s but was defeated by a public vote.

The military base structure in the United States --Base closure: reasons and consequences --The base closure process --The BRAC round --Closing overseas military bases --Summary and conclusions --Appendix I: Base profiles --Ingleside Naval Station, Texas --Fort Monroe, Virginia --Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota --Submarine Base New London, CT.

The statutory purpose of base realignments and closures (BRAC) is to provide a fair process that will result in the timely closure and realignment of military installations inside the United States. Over the past 25 years, DOD has relied on five rounds of BRAC to reduce and reshape its domestic base structure.

Between andthe Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission closed down 97 bases and realigned over other bases. A hot button topic in the military field, base-closings is an important issue that affects not only soldiers, but ordinary citizens as : Hardcover. Reports of the Inspection Division concerning the annual general inspection, ; command effectiveness inspections, ; and special inspections, Reports of the Investigation and Complaint Division on investigations, ; and on redeployment base closure assistance team inspections, Since the recent wave of base closures began inbases withmilitary and civilian personnel have been marked for clo-sure.2 Through the round of closures, California has absorbed a disproportionate share of the closed bases and displaced personnel, los military and civilian personnel on 21 bases.

This is in. The U.S. Army will turn over 23 sites to the German government in the next five years. The closures are part of a scheduled move of U.S.

Army Europe headquarters to Wiesbaden, Germany. Marine Barracks, Boston. Constructed between andthe Marine Barracks at the Charlestown Navy Yard is the nation's oldest surviving U.S. Marine Corps barracks building (Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., built inis older; however, with the exception of the Commandant's House, the Barracks was rebuilt between and ).

Over the history of. At the time of its closure, it was the country’s third-oldest active base. Arnold’s photos take us inside the eerie ruins of the Chanute base, which looks as if it has been abandoned for far.

Naval Base Subic Bay was a major ship-repair, supply, and rest and recreation facility of the Spanish Navy and subsequently the United States Navy located in Zambales, base was square miles, about the size of Singapore.

The Navy Exchange had the largest volume of sales of any exchange in the world, and the Naval Supply Depot handled the largest. We also do a lot of other important things, but for the most part, we don't fly planes. More than 99 percent of the air traffic at the adjacent Hanscom Field is non-military.

The Massachusetts Port Authority operates Hanscom Field, a civil airport that serves as a corporate reliever for Boston Logan International Airport.

Military base closures: questions concerning the proposed sale of housing at Mather Air Force Base: report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Government Management, Information, and Technology, Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives / (Washington, D.C.

(P.O. BoxWashington, D.C. ): The Office, [  As the military explores budget cuts while waging two wars, past base closures led to everything from enemy propaganda to delightful attractions for the upscale traveler.

By Sean Cunningham View.The base closure commission’s recommendations were based on the original list of military bases slated for closure by the Department of Defense and its own investigations into military base.