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Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 3:49am

Georgia Sequester Impact: $200M Lost In Defense Furloughs

Updated: 2 years ago.
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.

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