Tag: DOD


DOD IG Says White House Email Kabosh Stymies Border Wall Contract Probe

December 7, 2020

Via: ENR

After nearly one year of work, the U.S. Defense Dept.’s Inspector General can’t finish a congressionally-ordered probe of a $400-million U.S-Mexico border wall construction award last December to contractor Fisher Sand & Gravel because agency attorneys won’t allow release of […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

DoD diverts $3.6B in military funds to border wall construction

September 6, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Hoffman said that even though some projects are considered replacements, all wall construction funded through the military will add to the Department of Homeland Security’s ability to prevent illegal entry into the U.S. He added that the money will only […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Trump declares national emergency in goal of getting $8B for wall

February 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In order to tap the $2.5 billion from the DOD, according to The New York Times, the DOD would give the money to the Army Corps of Engineers, then the White House would transfer property along the border to the […]