List of U.S. Military Bases Targeted in Cutbacks
Here is a list of military bases a government panel recommended today should be closed, not constructed or combined with other bases in order to save the Defense Department $5.6 billion over 20 years--followed by a list of installations to have significant increases in personnel due to base consolidations:
AIR FORCE INSTALLATIONS
George Air Force Base, Calif., to close.
Mather Air Force Base, Calif., to close.
Norton Air Force Base, Calif., to close.
Chanute Air Force Base, Ill., to close.
Pease Air Force Base, N.H., to close.
Naval Station San Francisco, Hunters Point, Calif., not to be constructed.
Naval Station New York, Brooklyn, N.Y., to close.
Naval Station Puget Sound, Sand Point, Wash., to close.
Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., to close.
Naval Station, Galveston, Tex., to close.
Naval Station Lake Charles, La., to close.
Presidio, San Francisco, to close.
Hamilton Army Airfield, Calif., to close.
Ft. Dix, N.J. to semi-active status.
Ft. Douglas, Utah, to close.
Cameron Station, Va.; to close.
Coosa River Annex, Ala., to close.
Navajo Depot Activity, Ariz., to close.
Ft. Wingate, N.M. to close.
Former Nike site, Aberdeen, Md., to close.
Ft. Des Moines, Iowa, to close in part.
Lexington Depot, Ky., to close.
Pontiac Storage Facility, Mich., to close.
Alabama Ammunition Plant, Ala., to close.
New Orleans Military Ocean Terminal, La., to close.
Ft. Sheridan, Ill., to close.
Army Material Technology Laboratory, Mass., to close.
Tacony Warehouse, Pa., to close.
Jefferson Proving Ground, Ind., to close.
Nike Philadelphia 41-43, N.J., to close.
Nike Kansas City 30, Mo., to close.
Cape St. George, Fla., to close.
Kapalama Military Reservation, Phase III, Hawaii, to close.
Umatilla Army Depot, Ore., for realignment.
Pueblo Army Depot, Colo., realignment.
Ft. Meade, Md., to close in part.
Ft. Holabird, Md., to close in part.
52 Stand-alone housing installations in 13 states to close.
Salton Sea Test Base, Calif., to close.
Defense Mapping Agency, Herndon, Va., to close.
Bennett Army National Guard Facility, Colo., to close.
Army Reserve Center, Gaithersburg, Md., to close.
Naval Reserve Center, Coconut Grove, Fla., to close.
Indiana Army Ammunition Plant, Ind., to close in part.
The commission recommended consolidations at a number of installations that will result in significant increases in personnel at the following bases:
March Air Force Base, Calif.
Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.
McChord Air Force Base, Wash.
Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.
Sheppard Air Force Base, Tex.
Naval Station Everett, Wash.
Naval Station Ingleside, Tex.
Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Naval Station Staten Island, N.Y.
Ft. Belvoir, Va.
Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind.
Ft. Devens, Mass.
Ft. Jackson, S.C.
Letterkenny Depot, Pa.