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Pentagon Wants Base Closures Again

Will Fort McCoy be on the chopping blocks if base closures get a round 2? The Army training base passed the first round a few years ago but the Pentagon is asking congress to close some bases again. Linda Fournier says soldier training is one big reason they stay afloat.

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Although defense officials have been calling for the closure and consolidation of bases for more than a year, only Congress can authorize the closing process, in which a bipartisan panel studies potential options for closures and then presents its recommendations for a vote.

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