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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.
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.
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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.