Border wall prototypes take shape near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry. (Mani Albrecht/CBP)

Some Stateside Military Projects, NATO Defense at Risk to Fund Border Wall

When the long-awaited border wall military construction list gets whittled down — based on the Pentagon’s rules on what it intends to spare — it becomes a lot clearer which states have the most to lose.

First, the rules: the Pentagon has said it will not cut funds for any military housing or barracks.

Second, any project that had an award date prior to September 2019 would also be spared.

Based on those rules, almost two-thirds of the the original, massive $12.8 billion list of candidate projects the Pentagon released Monday are off the chopping block.

Read more at Military Times

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