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“…JBLM cuts would be devastating”

“Local leaders say Army needs to know JBLM cuts would be devastating”

“If the worst-case scenario plays out at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and thousands of active-duty military positions are eliminated in a postwar Army drawdown, the effect on communities adjacent to the military installation would be catastrophic, South Sound leaders said Thursday.

It also would have a big effect on the economy, including a retail sales tax loss thats more than five times the loss projected by the Army, according to new numbers released by the states Office of Financial Management,” by Brynn Grimley in the Tacoma News Tribune.
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Editor’s note:
Yelm would take a MAJOR hit to the economy.

Posted by Steve on August 8, 2014 at 6:24 am | Permalink

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