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Subject:  cutting military spending Date:  12/13/2012  12:48 PM
Author:  withtheflow Number:  1844683 of 2016483

http://www.militarygolfcourseguide.com/bystate.htm


http://www.alternet.org/story/82009/the_military-leisure_gol...


They, however, never make mention of the fact that these facilities are located on public land and pay no taxes; that they require funds for security; and that in all likelihood the public pays for the roads, water, and electric lines that service the courses -- sore points raised by former Arizona senator Dennis DeConcini in the mid-1990s when Andrews Air Force Base was sinking $5.1 million into its third course. (If the DoD really wanted to raise revenues, it would sell its courses. For example, the army's Garmisch, Kornwestheim, and Heidelberg golf courses in Germany are worth, says the DoD, $6.6 million, $13.3 million, and $16.5 million, respectively, while the DoD's Sungnam golf course in the Republic of Korea is reportedly valued at $26 million.


http://www.taxpayer.net/library/weekly-wastebasket/article/m...

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