- Rich McFadden (U.S. Air Force photo)
- New construction at San Antonio military facilities such as Randolph Air Force Base could be jeopardized by the Trump Administration's emergency declaration, experts warn.
A new list supplied by the Defense Department lists the military construction projects whose funds could be slashed to help fund the president's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Add those up, and it looks like $76.7 million in projects at Joint Base San Antonio are now potentially on the chopping block. Another $188 million in construction is in jeopardy at bases in other parts of the state.
At JBSA, the potentially mothballed projects include:
Cuellar, whose district includes San Antonio, last month warned local officials of the potential cuts. The City of San Antonio's military affairs director also cautioned that emergency declaration could jeopardize future training work at Joint Base San Antonio.
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