Fort Monmouth scheduled to close this September

A Department of Defense spokeswoman says that Fort Monmouth is scheduled to be closed on Sept. 15.The spokeswoman confirmed that the base is not on

EDISON - A Department of Defense spokeswoman says that Fort Monmouth is scheduled to be closed on Sept. 15.

The spokeswoman confirmed that the base is not on a list of military installations that could be kept open until 2012.

Fort Monmouth employed more than 5,000 civilians and supported an estimated 20,000 jobs statewide at its height of operations.

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