Post: Military Housing
Posted by Deborah on 2/15/08
Yes, I am aware of the date, but in the last 18 months, a
number of stories hit the media about mold problems in
privatized military housing. Kansas maybe? I'll put it on
my list of things to look for.
Course you remember the Walter Reed Hospital matter, right?
Military Aims to Improve Base Housing -- and Morale; Private
Sector Assists Renewal of Family Units
John Benner. The Washington Post. Washington, D.C.: Nov 13,
2003. pg. T.01
Copyright The Washington Post Company Nov 13, 2003
Stately oak trees banded with yellow ribbons stand in front
of the houses in Thomason Park at Quantico Marine Corps
Base. But no Marine will return to these tired structures.
Inside the old houses, electrical sockets spark, water
leaks, the stairs are precarious and mold is impossible to
combat. "It got to the point that you'd rather not come
home," Staff Sgt. Jerome Taylor said.
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