Military

Nike Missile Site SF-88

By dave | December 16, 2018

Out in the Marin Headlands north of San Francisco is the Nike Missile Site Museum.  I had been meaning to visit the museum and Point Bonita Lighthouse during several previous trips but weather and limited hours kept getting in the way.  The Marin Headlands are a mandatory stop whenever I am in San Francisco. Project…

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Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD)

By dave | June 27, 2010

I have visited NAWCAD three times now. Once was at night, but the two daytime trips were made in absolutely oppressive heat. The second trip’s hazards also included workers actively gathering scrap metal from the site as we shot. However, despite the blazing heat and difficult entrance, everything worked out pretty well, and I was…

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North Truro Naval Air Station

By dave | April 29, 2010

Much to my dismay, I discovered after hours of bushwhacking that the radome at this facility was still very much in use for tracking international flights. As soon as I heard the hum of the motors I decided I did not want to get anywhere NEAR the facility, for both legal and safety reasons, but…

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