03 Jul '18, 10pm

US Army to invest $62M in Puerto Rico in upcoming years

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Army says it will invest some $62 million in Puerto Rico to renovate and expand its infrastructure in the U.S. territory. Officials said late Monday they will invest $10 million to build an operations center in the northwest coastal town of Aguadilla starting early next year. Trump’s hurricane relief request adds $1B to fix military facilities The White House has asked Congress for $44 billion in additional relief for this year’s hurricanes. By: Joe Gould Brig. Gen. Dustin Shultz said that another $52 million will go toward building a training facility and new offices in Fort Buchanan near the capital of San Juan. Construction is expected to start in late 2019. Officials said the U.S. Army invests around $285 million a year in Puerto Rico and has roughly 5,000 soldiers and 200 civil employees assigned.

Full article: https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2018/07/03/us-ar...

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