• New USAF Infrastructure Strategy Moves Away from ‘Worst First’

    New USAF Infrastructure Strategy Moves Away from ‘Worst First’0

    A new Air Force infrastructure strategy aims to address the service’s $33 billion maintenance backlog, according to Jon Henderson, the service’s assistant secretary for installations, environment and energy. “You can’t milcon your way out of this,” he told On Base and other news outlets Friday. The “Infrastructure Investment Strategy” — also referred to as “I2S”

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  • DOD Releases List of Milcon Projects at Risk for Wall Funding

    DOD Releases List of Milcon Projects at Risk for Wall Funding0

    The Pentagon released a long-awaited list Monday showing which military construction projects are eligible for delay to fund a border wall. Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff and director of the Office of Management and Budget had said as recently as Sunday that there was no list of projects to be cut,

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  • Mulvaney: No List of Milcon Delays ‘Yet’

    Mulvaney: No List of Milcon Delays ‘Yet’0

    There is no official list of military construction projects that will be put on hold to build a southern border wall, as demanded in President Trump’s national emergency, according to Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, who is also running the Office of Management and Budget. President Trump vetoed a resolution Friday that

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  • Reed: Shanahan Broke Promise to Detail Wall-Impacted Milcon Projects

    Reed: Shanahan Broke Promise to Detail Wall-Impacted Milcon Projects0

    The top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee blasted Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan late Thursday night for failing to produce a list of military construction projects that will be impacted by prioritizing a southern border wall. “I would like that list today, Mr. Secretary,” Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) had said during a hearing

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  • Senate Set to Rebuke Trump on Border

    Senate Set to Rebuke Trump on Border0

    The GOP-led Senate is now expected to pass the House-passed joint resolution negating President Trump’s national emergency declaration to divert appropriated funding to his border wall project. About a dozen Senate Republicans are considering voting for the resolution, according to Politico. The article said the White House is doing little to discourage the revolt, aside

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  • Senate GOP Fighting Back on Trump’s Border Emergency

    Senate GOP Fighting Back on Trump’s Border Emergency0

    Republicans in the Senate are sending warnings to President Trump that they will push back on his national emergency declaration to build a border wall if he doesn’t withdraw it. As of Thursday evening, three Republican senators had said they would support the House-passed resolution rejecting the emergency. If four Republicans voted with all Democrats,

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