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Sun Mar 31, 2019, 10:52 PM

Both the Marines and the US Air are in desperate needs of funds being diverted to the WALL...

This seems serious. Wasn't something posted a few days ago related to



Tara Copp
‏Verified account @TaraCopp
Mar 27

Here's the .@usairforce urgent request to Congress for $4.9B for storm-wrecked .@Offutt_AFB @TeamTyndall. If it can't get funding, it will take $$ from 61 USAF repairs in 18 states. "We desperately need the supplemental funding to recover from the natural disasters." Lists here:













John S.
‏ @jr_chillin550
Mar 27

Replying to @TaraCopp @usairforce

My question is, did the AF know Offutt was prone to flooding?
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John S.
‏ @jr_chillin550
Mar 27

Replying to @TaraCopp @usairforce

Robbing Peter, to pay Paul.



..................................................This may have been posted on DU (I read it previously)


https://www.nbcnews.com/news/military/camp-lejeune-still-mess-6-months-after-hurricane-florence-where-n986456

Camp Lejeune is still a mess 6 months after a hurricane hit. Why?


March 30, 2019, 1:10 PM CDT

By Courtney Kube and Mosheh Gains

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. More than six months after Hurricane Florence ravaged North Carolina, hundreds of buildings at Camp Lejeune and two other nearby Marine Corps installations remain frozen in time, with walls still caved in and roofs missing.

The Marines say they need $3.6 billion to repair the damage to more than 900 buildings at Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station New River, and Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point caused by the storm and catastrophic flooding in its aftermath. And while they have torn down soggy, moldy walls, put tarps on roofs and moved Marines into trailers, so far they have not received a penny from the federal government to fix the damage.

Now the Marine Corps' top officer is warning that readiness at Camp Lejeune home to one third of the Corps' total combat power is degraded and "will continue to degrade given current conditions." In a recent memo to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer, Commandant Gen. Robert Neller cited, among other "negative factors," the diversion of resources to the border, where the Trump administration has sent active-duty troops to patrol and plans to use military funding to pay for a wall...................................................



Image: The globe and anchor stand at the entrance to Camp Lejeune, N.C

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riversedge Mar 31 OP
Corgigal Mar 31 #1
TheCowsCameHome Mar 31 #2
watoos Mar 31 #3
Flaleftist Apr 1 #5
politicaljunkie41910 Mar 31 #4
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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sun Mar 31, 2019, 10:53 PM

1. Get the hint.

He's just not that in to you. He believes he already has your vote, you mean nothing.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sun Mar 31, 2019, 11:00 PM

2. Just clap politely at his rallies, and

all will be just fine.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sun Mar 31, 2019, 11:15 PM

3. I thought a House committee,

sent a letter to the Pentagon challenging any proposed diversion of funds?

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Response to watoos (Reply #3)

Mon Apr 1, 2019, 12:15 AM

5. Me too. Maybe it has something to do with the people who

actually control the accounts? Some entity has to be responsible for sending money where it belongs or where they are told. Do they answer to Trump? Maybe this has to go to the courts.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sun Mar 31, 2019, 11:38 PM

4. How will Trump spin this so that he and the MAGA crowd try to blame Obama for this?

FTR, Puerto Rico is still a mess and I'm not convinced to this day that Trump understands that Puerto Ricans are US citizens. The fact that the GOP allows the Racist-in-Chief to treat Puerto Ricans as second class citizens, is shameful.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Apr 1, 2019, 12:31 AM

6. There are potentially serious consequences from incompetent governance

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