USNA falling apart

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USNA falling apart

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Re: USNA falling apart

Post by randy » Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:06 am

I've seen some articles about the same type of problems at the Air Force Academy, particularly the Chapel. I would assume they are much newer than the buildings at Annapolis. So I wonder it it's a across the services thing, maybe deferred maintenance due to funneling funds into operational accounts the past 18 years or so?
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Re: USNA falling apart

Post by Langenator » Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:38 am

Can you say "sequestration" boys and girls?
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Re: USNA falling apart

Post by Mike OTDP » Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:40 am

Sequestration...and long-standing policies to defer maintenance. The Fleet has been run ragged the last 25 years.

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Post by Langenator » Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:47 am

You mean since the post-Cold War "peace dividend"?
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Post by Windy Wilson » Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:23 am

This is the bucket where the cold war peace dividend came from.
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Re: USNA falling apart

Post by Jered » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:07 am

That sounds like a lot of government buildings.
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Re: USNA falling apart

Post by Langenator » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:18 pm

.gov buildings are a lot like highways...they're attractive to build, and give the elected officials something to point to and say "I got that built for you!" come election time.

Maintenance on such things is not nearly so sexy.
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