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Originally posted by hiii_98
The harassment includes public land. I had the same ignorant train of thought prior to spending 3 straight days/nights in the desert next to the base as alot of you regarding the camo dudes... I was dead wrong. Go out there with me, prove me wrong, i'm leaving again in 30 days.
[edit on 11-2-2007 by hiii_98]
So you didn't go near the fence, didn't throw anything at the fence, no rock chunking over the fence to toggle the geophones, just sat in the public area?
I don't think they're supposed to do that, although I've never been there myself, I know the Wackies aren't allowed to accost you outside the base perimeter at UTTR.So you didn't go near the fence, didn't throw anything at the fence, no rock chunking over the fence to toggle the geophones, just sat in the public area?
I don't think they're supposed to do that, although I've never been there myself, I know the Wackies aren't allowed to accost you outside the base perimeter at UTTR.
Just something to take into consideration before speeding away from the military or any legal form of protection to the country be it local or not
Why would you think that Pat Travis would have any communication with the base?
Steve Medlin owns the ranch on the border and some of us have been there a number of times and have never encountered the cammos.
"Seven Las Vegans face trespassing counts in Lincoln County after they were arrested near the Air Force's secret Groom Lake base, where they said they were surrounded by men in camouflage fatigues who pointed automatic rifles at them"
they were suddenly surrounded by men wearing camouflage fatigues who aimed M-16s at them.
"They held us at gun point, searched our vehicles, and detained us for approximately two hours before the Highway Patrol came.
Originally posted by Shadowhawk
Sometimes stories about the "cammo dudes" get blown out of proportion over time as they are retold and embellished.
Take this one for example: "A news crew was arrested and had all of its gear confiscated."
In 1994, an ABC News crew with field reporter Jimmy Walker was detained briefly by the Lincoln County Sherriff because the Range Patrol had accused them of videotaping the Groom Lake base. Walker offered immediate and irrefutable proof of innocence: he would allow the Sherriff's deputy to view all of the footage and see that the base never appeared on camera. The deputy refused to view the tape because he claimed he was "not cleared to view classified material." In fact, the same deputy had personally viewed the base from Freedom Ridge numerous times. If ABC had videotaped the base, it would have been nothing the deputy hadn't already seen in the course of his duties.
He confiscated the ABC camera equipment and presumably turned it over to Air Force officials.