Back in October, Fort Campbell began work on a brand-new $8.4 million chapel complex, expected to be completed by 2012. The chapel will seat about 1,200 people, and will also house administrative offices, mulitpurpose classrooms, and various other amenities and services.
Awesome! I’m all for supporting our troops. They fight for our freedom and deserve all the recognition they can get.
But according to the Citizens Against Government Waste database, the project received $14.4 million in funding from the federal government.
Whoa … Wait a second. For those math buffs out there, that’s a $6 million difference.
Here’s the $1 million — or in this case, $14.4 million — question: Where is all that extra money going?
My spidey senses are tingling, and I’m detecting some wasteful spending.