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CREC Presents to Louisiana Military Advisory Council

September 9, 2013

Marty Romitti traveled to Baton Rouge, LA for a meeting of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s 25-member Louisiana Military Advisory Council, a committee created to promote military-related interests in the state.  Dr. Romitti presented on the economic impacts of military spending in Louisiana and within each of the state’s eight economic development regions.  Louisiana military facilities and activities evaluated included Barksdale AFB, Fort Polk Army Base, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (Belle Chasse), Marine Forces Reserve, US Coast Guard 8th District, SPAWAR, Louisiana National Guard, DOD and USCG contracts, and military retiree spending.