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(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), senior member of the Military Construction Appropriations Subcommittee, announced over $500 million for military installations across the state of Washington was included in the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Subcommittee Appropriations bill for the Fiscal Year 2012.

“Ensuring that military installations across the state of Washington have the resources they need to effectively carry out their missions is critical to the defense of not just our local communities, but the nation as a whole,” said Senator Murray. “This funding makes significant investments in our military facilities and technologies that will help service members adjust to changing missions and meet the great demands that come with multiple military engagements.” 

Funding broken down by base appears below: 

  • Naval Station Bremerton – $13,341,000
  • Naval Station Kitsap – $121,844,000
  • Fairchild Air Force Base – $27,600,000
  • Joint Base Lewis McChord – $331,300,000
  • Naval Air Station Whidbey Island – $25,000,000 

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