Skip to content

[Listen on Stitcher]

A quarter of U.S. military facilities are falling apart, according to a new Senate report that comes on the heels of an unusually candid Pentagon document acknowledging about a third of Army and Air Force infrastructure is unneeded. The military could save an estimated $2 billion a year closing and consolidating facilities. But a base closing commission, or BRAC as it’s called, could trigger a huge, parochial fight in Congress over which facilities are targeted.

Subscribe on iTunes

Recent Stories

Lawmakers welcome Zelenskyy but don’t have path to Ukraine aid

House GOP leaders scrap spending bill votes amid infighting

One of these five people will (probably) be Trump’s running mate

How a new generation of Merchant Marine ships can chart a course for government efficiency

At the Races: Beyond the Beltway, voters voted

Gibberish in Washington keeps them guessing (and spelling)