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BRAC commissioners worry about retention in guard, reserves

Recommendation to consolidate National Guard and Reserve bases around the country could strain some troops' ability to report for weekend drill duties, commission members say.

House panel seeks to restrict Army Corps' ability to shift funds

House Appropriations Committee expresses frustration about "reprogramming" funds among various water projects.

Partnership between Defense and Homeland Security departments solid, says official

Pentagon’s homeland security chief says the relationship with the Homeland Security has improved.

Texas joins with Lockheed Martin for Los Alamos proposal

The University of Texas expects to submit the joint proposal for operating Los Alamos National Laboratory by late summer.

GAO: Lack of security clearances jeopardizes maritime security

Two lawmakers introduce amendment to improve process for granting port security clearances.

Air Force might keep bases open after personnel moves

BRAC panel members express concern about impact of stripped down bases on local communities.

Oldest shipyard may be drydocked in latest base-closing round

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard would lose largest number of civilian jobs.

Pentagon proposes to close 33 major bases

Recommendations also include realigning 29 major facilities; other bases will gain troops.

Border Patrol seeks more personnel, might enlist citizen patrols

CBP Commissioner Robert Bonner says thousands of more border guards are needed.

Familiar names show up on Army's closure list

Some of the service's oldest and best-known bases are slated to be shuttered or restructured.