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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 CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012ACA, Army Reserve Contracting CE$575,702-$51,813-$103,626
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012ACA, Fort Bragg$95,820-$8,624-$17,248
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012Commanding General$34,247-$3,082-$6,164
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012Defense Supply Center Columbus$50,560-$4,550-$9,101
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012DLA Aviation$409,788-$36,881-$73,762
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa$1,553,800-$139,842-$279,684
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012DSC Columbus$240,348-$21,631-$43,263
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012DSC Richmond$124,953-$11,246-$22,492
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012DSCC/Maritime Supplier Oper$10,102-$909-$1,818
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012HSW/PKV$336,803-$30,312-$60,625
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012Humphrey Engineer Supt Acty Ctr$3,081-$277-$555
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012MARSOC Contracting M67906$92,508-$8,326-$16,651
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012US Army Medical Research Acq Act$30,000-$2,700-$5,400
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012USA Engineer District Charleston$3,180-$286-$572
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012USPFO for North Carolina$33,610-$3,025-$6,050
South CarolinaMyrtle Beach2012USPFO for South Carolina$182,323-$16,409-$32,818
TOTAL   $3,776,825-$339,913-$679,829

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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 17:42:48