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10-Jun-2011

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J.D. Robertson 05-Jan-2014 14:18
Ahhhh, what memories. When BRAC started closing bases, I do not believe they understood the grief they caused not only in the local military and civilian communities. However they formed a circular firing squad to insure that more money was consumed in the actual pay outs to numerous contractors such as my self that had to be paid off for existing and future contracts than was actually saved by the entire operation. how smart they would have been to just simply place they various closed installations into a "stand down" condition. But noooo, we had to let many much needed bases rot in place, sell them to the Chinese (Long Beach Navel Station) or sell them off very cheaply to their friends, such as Ft. Ord, Ca (Went for 40 thou to one of John McCains dear friends who then resold one of the best properties on the west coast (LOCATED ON Monteray Bay)for A PALTRY 722 million
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