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  • DOD to Consider Trimming Army’s End Strength

    To find $350 billion or more in savings from its budget over the next decade, DOD is re-evaluating its long-term acquisition plans for a variety of weapons systems and contemplating significant cuts in personnel, the Washington Times reported. The Army is considering reducing the number of brigade combat teams in the FY 2013 budget and, ultimately, it may shed six to eight brigade combat teams …

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  • DOD Spending Cuts Could Harm Credit of Military Housing Bonds

    Bond financings for military housing privatization projects could be hurt by the estimated $350 billion in spending cuts called for under last month’s agreement to raise the nation’s debt ceiling, according to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service. Credit ratings for bond financings would be affected only by budget cuts that create a potential for lowering the revenue stream supporting the bonds …

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  • Growth Trajectory at Redstone Arsenal Just Getting Started

    For many defense communities benefitting from mission growth, next week’s BRAC implementation deadline will feel more like the beginning of a lengthy challenge than the end of one. Officials at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., for example, are considering Sept. 15 as a benchmark more than anything else …

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  • California LRA Seeks Environmental Consultant

    The City of Riverbank Local Redevelopment Authority is requesting statements of qualifications from environmental consultants to assist with negotiations between the Army and regulatory agencies, and in the development of a fully executable environmental services cooperative agreement for the former Riverbank Army Ammunition Plant in northern California …

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