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Defense Breakdown Economic Impact Report
By Place of Performance Data -- Sorted by Contracting Office

(FY 2012 Defense Contracts Baseline Data)

Estimated 9% to 18% Annual Budget Reductions Starting in FY 2013

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  • Our military is carrying an unfair burden of deficit cuts. To date, our Defense budget has been hit with 50% of deficit reduction -- yet it accounts for less than 20% of total federal spending. As a result of these cuts, in 2012 President Obama limited U.S. military capability to fighting one "regional conflict" and one "holding action."
  • Sequestration Defense budget cuts of $500 billion, combined with previous Defense cuts of another $487 billion, will cut defense spending in local communities by 9% to 18% between 2013 and 2021.
  • These reports show how estimates of defense budget reductions from 9% to 18% could affect South Carolina with cuts in defense jobs and businesses. Ask your elected officials for ongoing updates on how these defense cuts will affect your community.
  • Alternative solutions have been proposed to maintain a strong defense, reduce our deficit and avoid tax increases. Elected officials have proposed that the President and Congress reduce mandatory entitlement spending and make cuts in the non-security programs in the Federal budget. Over 60% of federal spending goes to entitlements like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and now Obamacare.

StateCityContract YearGco$ AmountReduction
   by 9.0%
   by 18.0%
South CarolinaCharleston AFB201238EIG/PK$929,239-$83,632-$167,263
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012437 CONS/LGC$43,889,194-$3,950,028-$7,900,055
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012Defense Commissary Agency$916,273-$82,465-$164,929
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012Defense Energy Support Center$62,511-$5,626-$11,252
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012DISA, National Capital Region$17,338-$1,560-$3,121
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012Doc Automation and Production SV$95,535-$8,598-$17,196
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012FA8051 Reserved for IAT ESG P$41,593,031-$3,743,373-$7,486,746
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012FA8052 773 ESS PK$291,158-$26,204-$52,408
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012HSW/PKV$1,073,370-$96,603-$193,207
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012Naval Facilities Engineering Cmd$29,826,008-$2,684,341-$5,368,682
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012Naval Facilities Expeditionary$240,476-$21,643-$43,286
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012TACOM - Warren$18,273-$1,645-$3,289
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012U.S. Army Medical Command$58,819-$5,294-$10,587
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012US Transportation Command$120,814-$10,873-$21,747
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012USA Engineer Dist Little Rock$1,133,348-$102,001-$204,003
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012USA Engineer Dist Mobile$352,257-$31,703-$63,406
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012USA Engineer District Charleston$2,449,488-$220,454-$440,908
South CarolinaCharleston AFB2012USA Engineer District Omaha$480,366-$43,233-$86,466
TOTAL   $123,547,498-$11,119,276-$22,238,551

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Created by the Center for Security Policy Defense Breakdown Economic Impact Report Generator (v.2.8.0-PoP) November 6, 2013 17:42:38