Never-Used $34M Base In Afghanistan Will Be Razed: Report

Law360, New York (July 10, 2013, 8:39 PM EDT) -- The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction reported Wednesday that a $34 million facility that was meant to serve as command headquarters in Helmand likely will be demolished, unused, raising questions about the military's planning and coordination of construction projects.

The SIGAR said U.S. military commanders determined as early as 2010 that there was no need for the facility, and sought to cancel the contract awarded to build the facility, but the military moved ahead with the construction and continued to make improvements as recently as...
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