Some at MacDill Air Force Base laughed when the man running the U.S. Special Operations Command asked to borrow an entire hangar for his “war games” because he needed somewhere to set up a raised map.
The commander, Adm. William McRaven, didn’t get the hangar.
But they’re not laughing anymore.
McRaven, now retired, settled instead for a big storage room at MacDill, where in 2012 he had his staff create the Wargame Center. SOCom spent $5.9 million filling the 3,500-square-foot space…