Official: Army has '18 to 21 percent' excess infrastructure; 'favorable to' BRAC

By Courtney McBride / March 13, 2017 at 4:39 PM
Not only is the Army burdened with a significant amount of excess infrastructure, but over one-fifth of its buildings are in "poor and failing condition," and the service would benefit from a base realignment and closure round, according to a senior leader. Lt. Gen. Gwen Bingham, the assistant chief of staff for installation management, told the House Armed Services readiness subcommittee March 8: "We assess that we have anywhere from 18 to 21 percent excess infrastructure. . . . We...

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