National Guard officials want to make sure game lands adjacent to a central Pennsylvania military base are safe from unexploded ordnance.
A private company using special equipment will search 8,000 acres of state game lands near Fort Indiantown Gap in a search for unexploded shells that could have strayed off the base’s firing ranges.
National Guard Lt. Colonel Chris Cleaver says it’s unclear what the survey may turn up. Military units have used the base for exercises since 1932.
Late last year, a hunter found an unexploded shell on an adjacent game land. He took it home and later contacted authorities, who safely detonated it.
A public meeting is scheduled for April 8 to discuss the sear
Source: Philly Burbs AP
National Guard officials want to make sure game lands adjacent to a central Pennsylvania…
by Tactical-Life.com / Mar 30, 2010