Southern California Access Issues

Informational meeting on Johnson Valley June 25

The public is invited to attend a meeting discussing land use in the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area.

When:
10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
Saturday, June 25

Where:
Johnson Valley Community Center
50567 Quailbush Rd at Larrea Rd.
Johnson Valley, CA

Purpose:
To communicate the Marine Corps’ plans to conduct a large-scale scale exercise August 1-31, 2016 to include training in the Congressionally-established Shared Use Area. Temporary land closures in Johnson Valley and safety information will be discussed.

Questions?
Please call the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Public Affairs Office at 760-830-6213 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Military exercise set for August in Johnson Valley

John Stewart and others review maps of Johnson Valley

Reprinted from the Lucerne Valley Leader, April 12, 2016

Additional public meeting set for June 25

The month-long closure of an area of Johnson Valley popular among off-roaders is essential to preparing our nation's military for battle, according to representatives of the Marine Corps Logistics Operations Group.

The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms was initially built in 1952, but a lot has changed in more than 60 years. Weapons, both on the ground and in the air, have vastly improved, and the battlefield has become dramatically larger.

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