The Armed Forces are going to go through a new round of restructuring measures. Transfers, disbanding and reorganisation-a familiar tune? Not really, because this time it isn’t simply a matter of basing and cuts. It is above all almost a revolution that will affect tomorrow’s local military organisation in defence bases. The author, who was involved in drawing up the 2007 report by General Bouteiller on the general support and administration of formations, here gives some dispassionate thoughts on the plan.