The numbers of troops stationed at local military installations have remained fairly constant, but budget cuts are beginning to have a noticeable impact. However, construction projects totaling more than $240 million, including at Fort Carson’s airfield, have continued.
The numbers of troops stationed at local military installations have remained fairly constant, but budget cuts are beginning to have a noticeable impact. However, construction projects totaling more than $240 million, including at Fort Carson’s airfield, have continued.
As part of last year’s Budget Control Act, Congress mandated $1.2 trillion in cuts across federal agencies, including $50 billion in Pentagon cuts over the next decade. Despite recent congressional austerity measures and the looming threat and uncertainty surrounding base realignments and closures, or BRAC, the Pikes Peak region’s military sector remains strong, according to […]
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