DOD eyes $8M for Trump's border wall from GBI silo project MDA deemed urgent

By Jason Sherman  
September 6, 2019 at 7:17 PM
The Defense Department plans to divert $8 million to help finance President Trump's controversial border wall from a Missile Defense Agency project deemed urgent for homeland defense. The MDA plan would add two additional Ground-based Interceptor silos at Ft. Greely, AK, to ensure the entire interceptor fleet remains poised to respond to a North Korean attack. Congress appropriated $8 million in fiscal year 2019 to support MDA's request to convert two of 14 unfinished silo shafts at Missile Field-1 into...

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