Regional
1:09 pm
Mon June 20, 2005

Kentucky Delegation Makes Case To BRAC

St. Louis, MO – The Base Realignment and Closure Commission is meeting Monday in Saint Louis to take testimony on recommendations for changes at military installations.
For Ft. Knox, the proposals would bring a new a new Infantry Combat Brigade
and two major commands overseeing the Army's human resources, recruiting, advertising and basic training. But it;s hospital would be downgraded to a clinic, and it would lose its Armor School.
Second District U. S. Congressman Ron Lewis is leading a contingent of officials from kentucky who want to save Ft. Knox's Ireland Army Community Hospital from closing. Another group will ask that the Navy not move 200 jobs out of Louisville