Senator Webb fighting for Norfolk Command Center

Posted by Iva Radman – email

NORFOLK, VA (WWBT) - Senator Jim Webb says he will introduce legislation that requires the Secretary of Defense to provide justification to Congress, on any decisions to close the Norfolk-based US Joint Forces Command.

Webb, an Armed Services Committee member, has been fighting Secretary Gates' recommendation to close the command that could lead to thousands of jobs lost.

Congressional delegation members have been frustrated trying to get answers out of defense staffers on the reasoning behind the recommended closing of the Norfolk command.

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