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To pay for a border wall, Southern California military construction may be delayed

File: The California Air National Guard's C-130J drops water near onlookers during MAFFS annual certification and training at the 146th Airlift Wing in Port Hueneme, California on May 4, 2016.
California Air National Guard
File: The California Air National Guard's C-130J drops water near onlookers during MAFFS annual certification and training at the 146th Airlift Wing in Port Hueneme, California on May 4, 2016.

President Trump wants to pull up to 3.6 billion dollars from the the Pentagon's military construction budget to pay for his long-promised border wall.

On Monday, Congress got its first look at the base upgrades that may be delayed.

One local facility that could see it’s military construction project slip away: The Air National Guard Station at Channel Islands. KPCC's Libby Denkmann reports on what to expect.

This story first aired on 89. 3 KPCC. Click on the blue media player at the top of your screen to listen. Read the full piece over on LAist.com.