Stimulus Funds Buy Child Centers For CO Military

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Fort Carson and Peterson Air Force Base will get each get a new child development center and the Air Force Academy will get a solar power plant when the military spends its $7.4 billion share of the federal stimulus package.

All told, the Department of Defense plans to spend about $94 million of stimulus money in Colorado.

The Air Force Academy's $18.3 million solar facility is the biggest item on the military's stimulus list in Colorado.

Fort Carson will get $12.5 million for a child development center and $11.5 million to repair its Nutrition Care Division building.

Peterson gets $11.2 million for its child development center.

Cheyenne Mountain Air Station and Buckley Air Force Base each get more than $2 million for big-ticket repairs.

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