Peter Shelton spends a day skiing and reminiscing with the veterans of the Army’s 10th Mountain Division.
Paul Krza says Socorro, N.M., is being stressed to its limits by the constant booms and bangs of nearby bomb-testing.
Ranchers in southeastern Colorado are fighting the Army, which wants to expand its Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site.
The writer thinks of reconciliation as he describes commemorative activities to come in northern New Mexico and a visit he made a year ago to Vietnam
"Divine Strake" — a proposed weapons detonation at the Nevada Test Site – has stirred up fears of radioactive contamination and the possibility of a new nuclear arms race
A long solitary hike through an empty, pristine desert is interrupted by a close encounter with an F-16 fighter plane
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
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 aging chemical weapons stored at the Army’s Pueblo Chemical Depot will stay in Colorado and be destroyed on site
California decides to set its own new "public health goal" for perchlorate contamination, but critics point out that it is both legally unenforceable and lower than the previous goal
Some watchdog groups say the Pentagon is trying to avoid responsibility for pollution from the perchlorate used in military munitions
A World War II veteran of the 10th Mountain Division believes that saving trees and rivers is the best possible way to honor soldiers like him – especially as the nation stands on the brink of another war.
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