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The commission appointed to make base closing recommendations to President Bush submitted its report to the White House Thursday.
By PBS NewsHour
A federal judge issued an order Tuesday barring the independent base closing commission from forwarding its recommendations to the president due to a legal fight over the proposed transfer of aircraft from a Connecticut Air National Guard facility.
The Pentagon's plan for reorganizing the nation's Air Force suffered two major blows Friday as the base closing commission voted to keep open two bases that officials wanted to shutter.
The commission appointed to review the Defense Department's recommended list of base closings voted Thursday to shut down the historic Walter Reed Army hospital in Washington, D.C.
The commission charged with making military base closing recommendations to President Bush overruled the Pentagon Wednesday by voting to keep open several large Army and Navy facilities.
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