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March 03. 2014 3:16PM

Shipyard defenders challenge closure threat by Hagel


A Los Angeles-class attack submarine is guided up the Piscataqua River by the United States Coast Guard and Moran Tugboats to a shipyard dock. 

There is no punch behind a threat made earlier this week by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to close military facilities without congressional approval, say military experts. In fact, the law Hagel cited in a Feb. 24 speech apparently has not been used to close domestic facilities and likely never will because of a key qualifier — the Pentagon has to notify Congress two months beforehand.

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