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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 CarolinaLexington2012ACA, Fort Jackson$25,000-$2,250-$4,500
South CarolinaLexington2012ACA, Fort Stewart$18,285-$1,646-$3,291
South CarolinaLexington2012Commanding General$16,937-$1,524-$3,049
South CarolinaLexington2012Defense Supply Center Philadelph$31,202,659-$2,808,239-$5,616,479
South CarolinaLexington2012Dwight David Eisenhower Med Cent$22,981-$2,068-$4,137
South CarolinaLexington2012Fleet and Industrial Supply Cent$6,027-$542-$1,085
South CarolinaLexington2012Naval Hospital Jacksonville FL$4,850-$437-$873
South CarolinaLexington2012Naval Medical Center Portsmouth$5,036-$453-$906
South CarolinaLexington2012Space and Naval Warfare Systems$13,879-$1,249-$2,498
South CarolinaLexington2012US Naval Hospital Yokosuka Japan$6,532-$588-$1,176
South CarolinaLexington2012USA Engineer District Memphis$7,240-$652-$1,303
South CarolinaLexington2012USA Materiel Command Acquisition$10,770-$969-$1,939
South CarolinaLexington2012USPFO for Maine$3,450-$311-$621
South CarolinaLexington2012USPFO for South Carolina$160,255-$14,423-$28,846
South CarolinaLexington2012Walter Reed Army Medical Center$38,425-$3,458-$6,917
TOTAL   $31,542,326-$2,838,809-$5,677,620

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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 17:42:46