Inside the Pentagon - September 7, 2017

Pentagon official endorses McCain, Reed BRAC amendment

September 06, 2017 |
Justin Doubleday
The Pentagon is hopeful a push from Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) and Ranking Member Jack Reed (D-RI) to authorize a new round of base realignment and closures is successful, according to a top official. During a Sept. 5 event at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, Lucian Niemeyer, the assistant secretary of defense for energy, installations and environment, endorsed a draft amendment released by the senators in July that would authorize a new round of BRAC. The...

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