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  • Western military bases still reporting for duty

    Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico and Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota narrowly escape being shut down by the federal Base Realignment and Closure Commission

  • Military Base Closures in the West

    Chart of military base closures in the West

  • Leavin' on a Jet Plane

    The Air Force wants to close Cannon Air Force Base, but the nearby town of Clovis, N.M., is not ready to let go of its main economic engine

  • The best memorial

    The best memorial

  • While the nation goes to war, the Pentagon lobs bombs at environmental laws

    The military is seeking national security exemptions to federal environmental laws on the 25 million acres of land it controls

  • Tortoises take on tanks

    A proposed expansion of the Army's National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in the Mojave Desert could harm the endangered Lane Mountain milkvetch and the threatened desert tortoise.

  • Bombs make way for 'burbs

    Denver-area developers are eager to get their hands on the Front Range land preserved on the former Lowry Bombing Range.

  • Homesteaders sue over ancestral land

    Over 50 years after the Manhattan Project and Los Alamos National Laboratory were built on land owned by Hispanic farmers, descendents of those farmers have sued the Dept. of Energy, saying they were illegally evicted.

  • See the secret desert

    In Culver City, Calif., the Center for Land Use Interpretation is featuring an exhibit on Nevada's Nellis Air Force Bombing and Gunnery Range, home of the notorious - and mysterious - Area 51.

  • Prairie dogs tunnel their way to a military stalemate

    The Montana National Guard is stymied by prairie dogs threatening underground power lines and communications systems at Fort Harrison.

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