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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 CarolinaShaw AFB201220CONS/CC$78,964,368-$7,106,793-$14,213,587
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012305CONS/LGC$18,500-$1,665-$3,330
South CarolinaShaw AFB201238EIG/PK$793,547-$71,419-$142,838
South CarolinaShaw AFB201282CONS/CC$15,909-$1,432-$2,864
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012ACA, Fort Jackson$4,783,603-$430,524-$861,049
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012Defense Commissary Agency$845,271-$76,074-$152,149
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012Defense Info. Technology Contrac$129,814-$11,683-$23,367
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012FA8051 Reserved for IAT ESG P$87,632-$7,887-$15,774
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012FA8052 773 ESS PK$498,216-$44,839-$89,679
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012NAV Facilities Engineering Comma$87,868-$7,908-$15,816
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012Naval Facilities Engineering Cmd$7,401,169-$666,105-$1,332,210
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012Space and Naval Warfare Systems$21,964,188-$1,976,777-$3,953,554
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012U.S. Army Medical Command$79,324-$7,139-$14,278
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012USA Engineer Dist Mobile$82,999-$7,470-$14,940
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012USA Engineer District Charleston$266,090-$23,948-$47,896
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012USA Engineer District Omaha$9,674,828-$870,735-$1,741,469
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012Walter Reed Army Medical Center$20,025-$1,802-$3,605
South CarolinaShaw AFB2012XR W6EC PEO STRI Orlando$9,695,325-$872,579-$1,745,159
TOTAL   $135,408,676-$12,186,779-$24,373,564

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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 17:42:53