Military Base Closings

Military Base Closings

The Pentagon's proposed military base closings are expected to save close to $50 billion dollars over the next 20 years and create larger multipurpose facilities. Diane's guests talk about the potential impact of the closings on military...

The Pentagon's proposed military base closings are expected to save close to $50 billion dollars over the next 20 years and create larger multipurpose facilities. Diane's guests talk about the potential impact of the closings on military operations, strategy, and organization, and on military communities across the country.

Guests

Thomas Donnelly

resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute
and author of "The Military We Need: The Defense Requirements of the Bush Doctrine" (AEI Press)

David Berteau

former Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense, now working as a consultant for the state of California in the current round of closings

Phillip Carter

military affairs writer for Slate magazine, attorney and former Army officer

Gov. Ed Rendell

governor of Pennsylvania

Andrea Stillman

Democratic state senator representing Connecticut's 20th district

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