That includes commissioning a study on whether aircraft and missile servicing now performed at other military facilities around the world could be done more efficiently in Utah.
If bases are judged by what they actually accomplish in a new round of base closures, Flint said, "Hill should be fine with all that. The fear is that it becomes more of a political process."
Harter said a new round of base closures could also be an opportunity for HAFB.
"If some place closes, functions could be moved," the governor's military adviser said, describing a new BRAC as not only a chance to "lose something but also to win things because of how well Hill has done."
HAFB spokesman Richard Essary said in a statement that "it would be premature to comment on the proposed FY15 BRAC action or the impacts to Hill AFB."
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