Commission: DOD Moving Too Fast in Effort to Restructure Forces Abroad

By Sebastian Sprenger / May 5, 2005 at 5:00 AM
The Defense Department is going too fast in its effort to restructure its forces abroad, and the moves could end up costing taxpayers more than Pentagon officials estimated, the congressionally chartered Overseas Basing Commission concludes in a new report. The panel also criticizes DOD for failing to get enough input from other agencies in deciding what facilities the military needs overseas, according to the report, released today. The panel expresses concern that some aspects of DOD's plans to reshuffle its...

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