Latest "natural disasters" stories
Washington has been slow-rolling a supplemental appropriation for natural disaster recovery, so the Air Force has been moving money around to pay for reconstruction at Tyndall and now Offutt. But the money is running out.
By Valerie Insinna and Stephen Losey
If supplemental funding for Tyndall and Offutt doesn't come through soon, the Air Force could have to dip into more operations and maintenance funds, possibly jeopardizing plans to fix deteriorating buildings across the force.
The last waters flooding the 2-mile-long flightline at Offutt receded Wednesday, and engineers have entered the first of 30 flooded buildings.
VA is requesting lenience from lenders holding VA-backed mortgages in the aftermath of tornadoes and volcanic activity.
By Kevin Lilley