The Chairman of Missouri’s Military Preparedness and Enhancement Commission admits his group might have gotten into the fight to prevent base closings recommendations from the Base Realignment and Closure Commission. The President and Congress stil have to sign off on those recommendations. Dalton Wright says his panel’s real focus has been on how to prevent any future cuts. He says the state must make sure our two biggest bases. Whiteman Air Force Base and Fort Leonard Wood are kept save from any future cuts. But, Wright says panel members are prepared to go to Congress to try and prevent the currently proposed closings.
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