USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) returns to its homeport of Norfolk, Va. after being sent to sea to avoid the effects of Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 5, 2019. US Navy PhotoR
The Navy will cut about 1,000 civilian jobs in the U.S. and reduce base services across the country as part of a budget move to reduce costs on domestic bases, according to a message from the head of Navy Installations Command (CNIC) reviewed by USNI News.
“Based on current projections, CNIC will be forced to curtail the level of base operations services (BOS) we provide to the Fleet, Fighter, and Family in [Fiscal Year 2022] and beyond,” wrote Vice Adm. Yancey Lindsey in the Sept. 15 message.
In total, the FY22 budget for base operations is $4.8 billion and …