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Military Base Closures: Highlights of the 2005 BRAC Commission Report and Proposed Legislation

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Publication Date: October 2005

Publisher(s): Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service

Series: RS22291

Topic: Military and defense (Military bases and buildings)


The 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission (Commonly referred to as the BRAC Commission) submitted to the President its report on domestic military base closures and realignments on September 8, 2005. The President approved the list and forwarded it to Congress on September 15. This report summarizes some of the report's highlights and examines in detail the Commission's proposed legislation for the conduct of a potential future BRAC round. It will not be updated.1