|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 18 Apr 2012 17:37:04 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT: Fort Huachuca's Buffalo Soldier Electronic Testing Range (AZ)|
Lawmaker: Allow land exchanges that preserve military bases by Tarryn Mento Cronkite News (AZ) April 18, 2012SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. -- Ringed by mountain ranges and largely undeveloped, the San Pedro Valley offers Fort Huachuca 2,500 square miles ideal for testing sensitive military electronics.
Business leaders like Dan Abrams in Sierra Vista, where thousands of jobs depend on the Army base, want to keep it that way.
"We're here because the military decided to make this their home many years ago, and without them, this town wouldn't even exist today," said Abrams, a small business owner and Sierra Vista Economic Development Foundation board member.
Fort Huachuca's Buffalo Soldier Electronic Testing Range includes more than 500,000 acres of state trust land, which the Arizona Constitution mandates be leased or auctioned to benefit public education.
... For the entire story, seehttp://ktar.com/6/1529545/Lawmaker-Allow-land-exchanges-that-preserve- military-bases
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