BRAC 2005 List as of 28 Dec 2004
Latest BRAC list from Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of  Defense (Intelligence Oversight) CLOSURES FOR 2005 

BRAC List - Just off the Press 


Army bases currently proposed for closure or realignment in 2005 include: 

* Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania 
* Detroit Arsenal, Michigan 
* Fort Belvoir, Virginia 
* Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico 
* Fort McPherson/Gillem, Georgia 
* Fort Monmouth, New Jersey 
* Fort Monroe, Virginia 
* Fort Polk, Louisiana (to realign) 
* Fort Richardson, Alaska 
* Fort Sam Houston, Texas 
* Fort Shafter, Hawaii 
* Lima Army Tank Plant, Ohio 
* Natick Soldier Center, Massachusetts 
* Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey 
* Redstone Arsenal, Alabama 
* Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois 
* Sierra Army Depot, California 
* Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona 

Air Force base closures and realignments include: 

* Altus AFB, Oklahoma 
* Beale AFB, California 
* Brooks AFB, Texas 
* Cannon AFB, New Mexico 
* Columbus AFB, Mississippi 
* Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota 
* Goodfellow AFB, Texas 
* Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota 
* Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts 
* Kirtland AFB, New Mexico 
* Los Angeles AFB, California 
* McConnell AFB, Kansas 
* Nellis AFB, Nevada (to realign) 
* Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina (to realign) 
* Shaw AFB, South Carolina 
* Vance AFB, Oklahoma 

The Air Force will lose 2,260 military and 2,839 civilian manpower positions, and 1,055 reserve drill authorizations next year, according to the 2004 force-structure announcement released Ju! ly 23. Many bases, both active duty and reserve component, are affected by the realignment. In many cases, units will gain aircraft and missions, while others will pare down. 

Besides manpower reductions, the realignment formally announces the retirement of the C-9A Nightingale and KC-135E Stratotanker aircraft. 

According to Air Force officials, the 20 C-9s are being retired because of reduced-patient movement, range limitations and increasing maintenance and upgrade costs. The aeromedical evacuation mission will become a requirements-based system using all passenger-capable aircraft. 

The service will retire 44 of the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Command's 43-year-old KC-135Es next year, replacing them with 24 KC-135Rs from the active-duty fleet. By the e! nd of fiscal 2006, the Air Force will have retired 68 of the KC-135Es. 

Naval base closures and realignments include: 

* Ingleside Naval Station, Texas 
* Naval Postgraduate School, California 
* Naval Air Station Meridian, Mississippi 
* Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst, New Jersey 
* Naval Recreation Station Solomons Island, 
* Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane, Indiana 
* Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Virginia 
* Navy Supply Corps School, Georgia 
* New Orleans Naval Support Activity, Louisiana 
* Pascagoula Naval Station, Mississippi 
* Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, New Hampshire 
* Saratoga Springs Naval Support Unit, New York 

Marine base closures and realignments include: 

* Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Georgia 
* Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, California (realignment) 
* Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California 
* Marine Corps Mountain Warfare School, Cal! ifornia 
* Marine Reserve Support Unit, Kansas City 
* Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California (realign or close). 
Source: email from Lorraine Tuliano, 28 December 2004 "Important BRAC Information"
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