Last Planned Timber Clear Cut Part of Environmental Cleanup Effort

During its heyday, Fort McClellan once used several small arms and weapons ranges that today lie just to the east of the McClellan Veterans Parkway off ramp that joins Summerall Gate Road. Oriented north-to-south along what used to be Iron Mountain Road, these ranges require extensive soil remediation work to...

Recent Timber Operations on McClellan Result of Ips Beetle Infestation

Earlier this winter, McClellan staff and Alabama Forest Commission (AFC) representatives were cruising various timber stands throughout the former fort. As they performed their inspections, they began to notice clusters of dead and dying southern pine trees throughout the 2000+ acre cantonment area. Upon closer examination, it was confirmed that...

MDA Welcomes Valkyries Austere to McClellan

With all the final paperwork finally signed, the MDA sealed the deal for the sale of an 11,900 square foot building and seven acres of property to Mr. Aaron Jamison, owner and operator of Valkyries Austere Medical Solutions and Consultants, LLC. Aaron’s company specializes in instruction and training for wilderness...