Lawmakers Rally For Home Bases As Army Considers 2020 Cuts

By Justin Doubleday / September 2, 2014 at 2:14 PM
Legislators from states with Army installations targeted for potential force reductions as part of a 2020 realignment plan sent a flurry of letters to the service late last month emphasizing the importance of their home bases to local communities and to national security. The rush of correspondence came as the public comment period for the supplemental programmatic environmental assessment (SPEA) for the Army 2020 force structure realignment closed on Aug. 25. The SPEA report details the effect large end-strength reductions...

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