Soldiers at JBLM Authorized to Buy AC Units as Base Moves Toward Air-Conditioned Barracks

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One of the Army’s premier bases on the West Coast, in the midst of refitting its barracks to accommodate air conditioning, has tweaked the rules, now allowing soldiers to purchase their own units amid record-breaking temperatures. Joint Base Lewis-McChord, home to the 2nd Infantry Division’s Stryker brigades, has virtually no air conditioning in its barracks. […]