Tue., February 26, 2013 7:49am (EST)

Georgia Sequester Impact: $200M Lost In Defense Furloughs
By Joshua Stewart
Updated: 1 year ago

ATLANTA  —  
Middle Georgia officials have warned of an immediate $83 million impact around Robins Air Force base if automatic federal spending cuts take effect Friday. Retired Major General David Bockel talks more about the defense-related impacts of the federal sequester in Georgia. (GPB File Photo.)
Middle Georgia officials have warned of an immediate $83 million impact around Robins Air Force base if automatic federal spending cuts take effect Friday. Retired Major General David Bockel talks more about the defense-related impacts of the federal sequester in Georgia. (GPB File Photo.)
Middle Georgia officials have warned of an immediate $83 million impact around Robins Air Force base if automatic federal spending cuts take effect Friday. That’s just one of a dozen military installations in our state.

Retired Major General David Bockel talks more about the defense-related impacts of the federal sequester in Georgia. He’s executive director of the Georgia Military Affairs Coordinating Committee.