pentagon http://wrvo.org en Fort Drum shortlisted for missile defense site that may never be built http://wrvo.org/post/fort-drum-shortlisted-missile-defense-site-may-never-be-built <p></p><p>The Department of Defense is including Fort Drum, near Watertown, as one of five sites to be studied for a new East Coast missile defense program. Local officials hailed the decision. But the Pentagon itself says it has no money to build the site.</p><p>Fort Drum will be considered along with Camp Ethan Allen in Jericho, Vermont, and military sites in Maine, Ohio, and Michigan.</p><p>Cong. Bill Owens says a missile interceptor base would bring billions of dollars in investments and more troops to the Jefferson County region.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:26:14 +0000 David Sommerstein 44108 at http://wrvo.org Fort Drum shortlisted for missile defense site that may never be built