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  • March

    District partners with Tohono O’odham Nation to promote explosives safety

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District partnered with the Environmental Protection Office of the Tohono O’odham Nation, a federally-recognized tribe, in November 2018 to plan age-appropriate 3Rs (Recognize, Retreat, Report) of Explosives Safety awareness information for schools on the nation located within the Sonoran Desert in south central Arizona.
  • August

    Corps hosts open house on former range

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District hosted an open house Aug. 20 to discuss an upcoming remedial investigation and feasibility study of a former ground-to-ground gunnery range.
  • July

    RI/FS underway at Sahuarita Air Force Range

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District began a remedial investigation and feasibility study July 13 at the former Sahuarita Air Force Range in Pima County, Arizona. SAFR is a Formerly Used Defense Site of approximately 27,000 acres. Airmen from Davis-Monthan in Tucson used the site from 1943 to 1958 for bombing and gunnery training.
  • What do FUDS look like?

    Roughly 9-square miles of present day El Malpais National Monument are considered a Formerly Used Defense Site, because of the land's use as the Kirtland Demolition Bombing Range during WW II.
  • February

    Corps releases plan for former Williams Field

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District hosted a public meeting Feb. 25 to present remedial options for the former Williams Field Bomb Target Ranges #4, #9, #10 and #12 located near here.
  • May

    LA District cleaning up FUDS in Kingman

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District team is moving along with its clean-up work at the Formerly Used Defense Site just outside of Kingman, Ariz. which began Apr. 15. The work being done by the district and its contractor is part of the time-critical removal action for the site, which is referred to as Munitions Response Site 03 of the former Kingman Ground-to-Ground Gunnery Range. The site was used as a skeet range for military training during World War II.
  • October

    District readies FUDS work for Kingman area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is preparing for work at the Formerly Used Defense Site just outside of Kingman, Ariz. The District has approved the Time Critical Removal Action for the former Skeet Range, which is referred to as Munitions Response Site 03, of the former Kingman Ground-to-Ground Gunnery Range.
  • August

    Off-road fans are a force multiplier for FUDS program

    San Bernardino County is home to six off-highway vehicle recreation sites regulated by the Bureau of Land Management. That fact alone made the Glen Helen Raceway prime real-estate to discuss the 3Rs of Explosives Safety at Formerly Used Defense Sites during a Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series event Aug. 4-5.