Category Archives: Playas

Playas NM Videos

Here’s a collection of videos about Playas, New Mexico, aka “Terrortown USA.” http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1011479539001/troops-get-dose-of-reality-at-training-center/    

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New Mexico Plays Home To Terror Town, U.S.A.

New Mexico Plays Home To Terror Town, U.S.A. Simulated Attacks Prepare for Worst By Ariana Eunjung Cha  Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, May 8, 2005; Page A01 PLAYAS, N.M.– With its pristine Spanish-style houses and flowering gardens, this remote town … Continue reading

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2006: Bingaman Bringing In Military Dollars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 22, 2006 BINGAMAN: DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION BILL CLEARS SENATE   BILL SUPPORTS NEW MEXICO MILITARY EFFORTS & DOE LABORATORIES     WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today said he is pleased the Senate has passed … Continue reading

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How one tiny article can show so much about the military in New Mexico, especially the stealth fighters at Holloman

Here’s another article from my files.  This is from the Albuquerque Journal in 2004.  Buried away inside the paper, it gives a clear view of the military dominance of the state. The Journal, or more popular term Urinal, requires a … Continue reading

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Homeland Security Buys an Entire Town, Playas NM

The Town of Playas, New Mexico was a virtual ghost town before 2003.  It was developed in the 1970’s by Phelps Dodge, the mining company.  It was intended to house 500 workers and their families employed at the nearby copper … Continue reading

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