Another "Blackwater-Like" 100 million dollar military training facility is being planned in Ocotillo! There is a hearing being held TODAY (Monday). PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT OUT OF YOUR DAY TO CALL THE IMPERIAL COUNTY SUPERVISOR'S OFFICE TO EXPRESS HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT THIS DEVELOPMENT. Please read the following article in today's Los Angeles Times:
Here is a paragraph from the lower section of this LA Times story...
Critics see unsettling similarities between the Wind Zero project and a training and supply facility proposed but then scrapped in San Diego County by the controversial private security firm Blackwater USA, which trains and supplies civilian military personnel for assignments overseas. Some have suggested that Wind Zero is a front for Blackwater — which now operates under the name Xe — or could be sold to it once the project has been approved. Webb dismisses the claims.
LOUIS FUENTES - DISTRICT 1, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD - 760-482-4309
JACK TERRAZAS - OCOTILLO DISTRICT - 760-482-4308