Sacramento Army Depot

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Joint Munitions Command
Active 1941 - March 3, 1995
Country United States
Website http://www.jmc.army.mil/

The Sacramento Army Depot (SAAD) was a 485-acre (1.96 km2) facility located within current city limits, 7 miles southeast of downtown Sacramento, California in Sacramento County. SAAD was activated in 1941. It served as a repair facility for electronic equipment, such as night vision goggles, electronic circuit boards, and radium-dial instrumentation. The depot was deactivated after the findings of the 1988 Base Realignment and Closure Commission. The depot officially closed on March 3, 1995.[1] On July 22, 1987, the depot was added to the National Priorities List as a Superfund site.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sacramento Army Depot". GlobalSecurity.org. Retrieved April 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Sacramento Army Depot Superfund site progress profile". U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Retrieved April 26, 2010. 

Coordinates: 38°31′08″N 121°23′48″W / 38.51889°N 121.39667°W / 38.51889; -121.39667