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LNAS advocating to the during ease US. ma- forth, commission t h e i s broad-based endorsing and From Page 1-A as a result of various manpow- loss of 203 mentioned in the release from the Defense Department." It was pointed out more than 20 attack squadrons still will home-ported at Lemoore. Castle Reductions The reductions at Castle are not scheduled until June 30,1971. The re-shuffling schedule for Edwards was listed as follows: --By March 31, 197lM3ain'o'f 22 military and 14 civilians because of relocation of the weather testing program from Wright- Patterson AFB, Ohio. --By Sept. 30, 1971, a gain of 138 military as a result of relocation of .the drone flight test program from Holloman AFB, NM. --By Sept. 30, loss of 26 civil^n jobs because of -merger actions and the transfer of functions to Norton AFB, Calif.. -- By June 30, 1970, loss of 288 military and 136 civilians er adjustments. -- Cutbacks have been ordered at 37 California Navy, Air Force and Army installations, including the closing of Los Alamitos Naval Air Station and Ft. .Irwin near Barstovv, the Pentagon told California congressmen. The facility at Los Alamitos is to be placed on inactive sur- e e- a c h o o l s a Rep- population" plus status by July 1, 1971, while Ft. Irwin will be deactivated by December 1970. California will lose 8,000 positions held by uniformed personnel and 7,500 on-base civilian jobs. Congressional sources said the Defense Department order will eliminate more than 4000 civilian jobs at three West Coast Naval shipyards by June 1971. Hardest hit, they said, will be Mare Island Shipyard at Vallejo, where the civilian ceiling will be reduced from 11,225 jobs *o 8.700. (There au new 10,771 civilians employed at the shipyard). The other shipyards to be affected, congressmen said, are Long Beach, from 7413 to 6900 jobs, and Bremerton, Wash., from 9946 to 8900. The Army plans to eliminate 1998 military positions and 557 civilian jobs at four California installations. A total of 357 civilian jobs be cut at .Fort Ord, 149 at Army Depot, and 51 at the Vista storage area. Military reductions will total 1051 at Fort' Ord and 357" at Fort Irwin. a

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  1. The Fresno Bee The Republican,
  2. 05 Mar 1970, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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