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Pentagon probes cost overruns, delays at StratCom’s new $1.3 billion HQ | Military | omaha.com

Posted by M. C. Fox on March 1, 2018

Only twenty months late and only 10% over budget, even after making the building smaller! That is under budget and ahead of schedule for a government defense contract. Can you say F-35?

http://www.omaha.com/news/military/pentagon-probes-cost-overruns-delays-at-stratcom-s-new-billion/article_74ab87a2-d9fe-5696-9cca-8e62919354a8.html

The Department of Defense is investigating cost overruns and scheduling delays in the construction of U.S. Strategic Command’s massive new $1.3 billion headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base.

Auditors have been to Omaha at least twice in recent weeks. They toured the new headquarters Feb. 14, said Maj. Gen. Rick Evans, the director of StratCom’s program manager office.

Congress ordered the investigation after the cost of constructing the building jumped nearly 10 percent, and the project fell at least 20 months behind schedule. Problems included mold, design flaws and the fact that the building was redesigned after construction began…

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