Navy to Spend Almost $1 Billion on Barracks Construction

February 5, 2024

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Lisa Franchetti is committed to spending almost $1 billion to improve barracks by fully funding that account, Military.com reported.

“One hundred percent funding for housing and gyms…. We’ve never done that before,” a senior Navy official said.

The eight projects will cost $969 million, the Navy estimated. The Navy will spend an additional $718 million other barracks improvements and another $50 million to replace furnishings in barracks.

Navy photo by Matthew Stinson

February 5, 2024

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