- June 11, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Reaction has been fiery by the Upper Cape business community to a proposal made by the executive director of Joint Base Cape Cod to have base employees not support local businesses. The proposal was made in response to a perceived lack of support for a new machine gun range on the base.
In an email to Christopher Adams, co-chaiman of the Military-Civilian Community Council, dated Tuesday, June 1, JBCC executive director Brigadier General (Ret.) Christopher M. Faux wrote of recommending to the Adjutant General a conditional confinement for soldiers training on the base over the summer. The recommendation, Gen. Faux said, was due to a lack of local support for the proposed gun range.
The general said he will also issue a letter to all full-time employees on the base “identifying how this lack of community support could affect their jobs/positions.” The letter will recommend base employees “spend money on the other…