4:10 p.m. update: Wait, wait there’s more.
The state Military Department is budgeting $33.6 million for this project, with the Army setting aside about $27 million and the state contributing $6.6 million.
These details came to light when State Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn, called. She helped the state Military Department find the Buckley location and she views the readiness center as a vital addition to that community’s economy.
“This is so big for Buckley,” she said.
1:20 p.m. update: The National Guard might select a site outside of Tacoma for the readiness center it plans to build, a National Guard …