|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 22 Mar 2010 11:59:49 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUDS, MUNITIONS: Canaveral seashore (FL)|
Canaveral seashore spot listed in cleanup effort By DINAH VOYLES PULVER Daytona Beach News-Journal (FL) March 22, 2010A chunk of concrete sitting on an isolated, windswept spot at Canaveral National Seashore once attracted a constant stream of aircraft strafing the sand.
In 1943, the U.S. Navy filled an old airplane fuselage with concrete and placed it on the spot to serve as a target for pilots practicing for war on distant battlefields. Soon, planes arrived regularly from naval air stations at Daytona Beach and Sanford.
Earl Wallace, a longtime New Smyrna Beach resident, said he seems to remember aircraft from naval bases along Florida's east coast using the targets along Mosquito Lagoon. At the time, Wallace was stationed in West Palm Beach with the Coast Guard.
... For the entire article, see http://www.news-journalonline.com/news/local/southeast-volusia/2010/03/22/canaveral-seashore-spot-listed-in-cleanup-effort.html -- 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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