|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sun, 21 Sep 2008 23:54:35 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, FUDS: Former Aiken Army Airfield|
WWII ordnance probed at dump By MIKE GELLATLY Aiken Standard (SC) September 22, 2008A World War II ammunition dump and shooting range in Aiken County has been examined by an independent contractor to assess whether any unexploded ordnance was a danger to the community.
The former Aiken Army Airfield, which sits on the current site of the Aiken Municipal Airport, was examined for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
...The site was activated in June 1943 for the training of technical reconnaissance units.
An ordnance storage area, which consisted of three storage buildings, was used to store small arms and pyrotechnics.
... For the entire article, see http://www.aikenstandard.com/0918Boom -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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