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2005-07-01 20:34:38

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon's plan to close andcutback military bases around the country may not produce allof the savings projected because the total armed forces willnot be cut, the Government Accountability Office reported onFriday. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in May unveiled plans forclosures and restructurings of 837 military facilities -- morethan all previous rounds of base closures combined -- with aloss of more than 26,000 jobs. The Pentagon said the...

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