Pentagon cutting checks worth $47 million to replace schools at JBLM
The Defense Department is releasing $47 million to replace two schools on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Tacoma, announced today. Its the first part of a major renovation of the bases elementary schools that will replace a total of six campuses that are operated by Clover Park School District.
The money comes from a $250 million fund Dicks helped create two years ago after a Pentagon study showed dozens of substandard schools on military installations all over the country.
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