Clipped From Redlands Daily Facts
$4.9 million for construction House okays Norton funds A military construction appropriation of $4.9-mimon for Norton AFB was approved by the House of Representatives today, Congressman Jerry Pettis announced, j .The Norton funds were in Norton AFB, George AFB, the Marine Corps Supply Center at Barstow, Fort Irwin, and the Marine Corps Base at Twentynine Palms. Pettis said that the appropriations for new buildings, facilities, and homes represent a eluded in a total of $24,854,000^ significant strengthening of the approved for new construction at San Bernardino county military installations next year. In addition, fimds were appropriated for 200 housing tmits at Norton and 372 housing units at George AFB. The military construction bill, H.R. 11722, included projects at military in San Bernardino County. The following projects were approved by the House: $217,009 for operational facilities at Fort Irwin; $1,230,000 tor operational facilities and troop housing and community facilities at the Marine Corps Supply Center at Barstow; $6,704,000 for operational and training facilities and utilities at the Marine Corps Base at Twentynine Palms; $4,967,000 for operational and training facilities, maintenance community facilities, and utilities at Norton Air Force Base; $3,176,000 for operational and training facilities, maintenance facilities, supply facilities, troop housing, and community facilities, and utmties at George AFB. The annual operating funds for Norton AFB were increased from $7,706,000 to $8,560,000.