Military officials to meet this week about using MILCON funds for border wall

By Ashley Tressel / February 26, 2019 at 11:56 AM
Pentagon leaders are meeting this week to address how the military services would finance construction of a southern border wall, which is set to require $3.6 billion in diverted military construction funds following the president's national emergency declaration. Army Under Secretary Ryan McCarthy said today he and other officials plan to meet with acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford to discuss how the wall will be funded. "There are a...

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