Related Links: GAO: BRAC Costs Jumped From 2005 Estimates Testimony and Statements from 4-2-14 Senate Hearing A Dept. of Defense fiscal 2015 budget proposal to launch a new base realignment and closure (BRAC) round has run into opposition on Capitol Hill. At an April 2 hearing on DOD's budget, members of the Senate appropriations subcommittee that oversees milcon spending seemed reluctant to back a new BRAC round.Michael McCord, DOD principal deputy undersecretary, told the panel a new BRAC round, to begin in fiscal 2017, could save $2 billion a year. "Delays in approving this request will mean that funds needed
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