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01/29/12 — How does Wayne County protect Seymour Johnson AFB?

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How does Wayne County protect Seymour Johnson AFB?

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on January 29, 2012 1:50 AM

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News-Argus/MICHAEL BETTS

A car approaches the main gate at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. With the announcement that there is a possibility of a base realignment and closure committee in 2013 or 2015, local officials are looking at what the city and county need to do to protect the base.

It wasn't news that local leaders -- or residents -- thought they would hear for years to come. But Defense Secretary Leon Panetta delivered it anyway Thursday afternoon. And while his proposed round of base closures would only come to...

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