|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 6 Feb 2018 21:55:49 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] EXPANSION, NATURAL RESOURCES: "Osprey aircraft to land on Bladen Lakes State Forest, " NC|
Osprey aircraft to land on Bladen Lakes State Forest BY BLADEN JOURNAL (NC) February 1, 2018 RALEIGH — If you live or work around Bladen Lakes State Forest you may see an MV-22 Osprey approaching or departing designated areas of the forest. Ospreys are tilt-rotor aircraft that serve multiple roles due to its ability to take off, land and hover like a helicopter. The activity is the result of a lease agreement between the N.C. Forest Service, the Naval Facilities Command and the U.S. Marine Corps, which provides two 23-acre landing zones. Use of these landing zones began in January. “This shows how the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services continues to support our military partners with their training mission to be operationally and combat ready, while simultaneously helping to keep our working forests working,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “This is a great example of how the two top industries in the state, agriculture and the military, are working together to benefit North Carolina.” … For the entire article, se http://www.bladenjournal.com/news/16406/osprey-aircraft-to-land-on-bladen-lakes-state-forest -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/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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