McClellan Development Authority celebrates successful conclusion of ordnance clean-up program with a “Big Bang”

On this crisp fall morning in Northeast Alabama, the surrounding calm was interrupted by explosions of Pentolite boosters and PETN Detonation Cord. The explosions commemorated the successful conclusion of an eleven-year effort to clean Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) off of 2781 acres of training ranges on the former Fort McClellan. Several...