The U.S. Military Academy at West Point will take the biggest hit from planned Army budget cuts in New York.
The military academy has been targeted for $92 million of the $351 million in Pentagon money that will be slashed statewide when across-the-board federal “sequestration” cuts take effect March 1.
Construction of a new dormitory to house 650 cadets will be postponed.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a request for proposals to build the $170 million dormitory late last year, but a contract has not yet been awarded.
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by Tactical-Life / Feb 25, 2013