2002 CPEO Military List Archive

From: CPEO Moderator <cpeo@cpeo.org>
Date: 9 Apr 2002 18:05:13 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] Guard set to dig up J Ranges
Guard set to dig up J Ranges

A computerized map of the former firing ranges on Camp Edwards shows the 
location of buried metal, possibly unexploded ordnance.

CAMP EDWARDS - With sophisticated magnetometers that combed the old 
training ranges foot by foot, the military last year produced geological 
maps of metal underground. And, as expected, large blotches on the map 
tell the story of more than a dozen pockets of buried metal in an area 
that hugs the Sandwich border.

Now, it's time to dig.

The National Guard has orders to remove the remnants of years of 
training - in this case, the work of Defense contractors in the former J 
Ranges near the neighborhood of Forestdale. They've already found 
pockets of buried ordnance in this area, occasionally in mass disposal 

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