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DOD Improves Construction Standards After Natural Disasters

Oct 18, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The U.S. Department of Defense issued the following news story:

In October 2018, the Category 5 Hurricane Michael caused billions of dollars in damage to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. This summer, earthquakes in California wrought extensive damage to Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake.

But lessons learned from those incidents are being incorporated into the standards for future construction projects at military installations to increase resilience.

Robert H. McMahon, assis...