The movement to move the money and lots of resources are at http://DefundWar.org
Here are some additional resources:
The Pentagon's Spending Spree
The basics on US foreign interventions and foreign bases .
Mapping a Super Power .
Virginia Militarized .
UVA Also Plagued by Philip Zelikow 
The Cost of the Wars
Social Scientists can get jobs helping kill people here .
This conference will propose that Charlottesville City Council pass a resolution asking Congress to bring the war $ home.
Sample resolutions and other resources are available at DefundWar.org 
Credit Mayor Dave Norris .
Read about Your Local Military Industrial Complex .
The military in Virginia: PDF .
But but but other than the military, what choice to do have ?
The MIC in a Diagram
Honeywell Doing Well
Alyona Show on MIC
Getting kids through school without the military: http://www.safepassagenetwork.org 
A good book:
The Cold War and Its Origins (Volumes 1 & 2) by D.F. Fleming
The industry we used to have in the United States:
What a job fair looks like now in Charlottesville:
Discussing the situation:
While the Complex likes to threaten job loss and no doubt eliminates jobs in some places but not others, the overall military budget is bigger this year than last year, as has been true for many years, and it has nearly doubled in the past decade.