Washington state Rep. Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, says the federal government could save money by closing or consolidating some of its military bases. He wants Congress to pass his Military Infrastructure Consolidation and Efficiency Act of 2017.
Washington state Rep. Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, says the federal government could save money by closing or consolidating some of its military bases. He wants Congress to pass his Military Infrastructure Consolidation and Efficiency Act of 2017. Jacquelyn Martin AP
Washington state Rep. Adam Smith, the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, says the federal government could save money by closing or consolidating some of its military bases. He wants Congress to pass his Military Infrastructure Consolidation and Efficiency Act of 2017. Jacquelyn Martin AP

While Trump promotes military buildup, some look at another round of base closings

March 22, 2017 06:00 AM

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