2009 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 10:22:35 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] ENCROACHMENT: Central South Carolina
Development Encroaches on Local Military Bases
Study Will Recommend Ways to Curtail Effects

by Al Dozier
Columbia Free Times (SC)
August 18-24, 2009

Military and civilian communities in the central Midlands are trying to be good neighbors, but they might need some separation to continue getting along well.

As new neighborhoods sprawl closer to military bases, disturbances arise such as thunderous sounds of fighter jets taking off from McEntire Air National Guard Station, situated along rapidly developing Garners Ferry Road a mere 18 miles or so east of Columbia.

Conversely, soldiers trying to use night vision equipment at Fort Jackson find that it doesn’t always work well because of lighting in subdivisions near the metro-area base.


For the entire article, see


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