Clear Air Force Station (ICAO: PACL) is a United States Air Force Station located 5 miles (8 km) south of Anderson, Alaska, USA, 100 miles (160 km) northeast of Mount McKinley, and 78 miles (126 km) southwest of Fairbanks. Its primary mission is to detect incoming ICBMs and submarine-launched ballistic missiles.
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... More recently Clear underwent another metamorphosis ... In 2001 Clear began its transition from an Active Duty, dependent restricted, remote short tour to a full time Active Alaska Air National Guard unit ... Despite the many hurdles, Clear celebrated the historic standup of the 213th Space Warning Squadron on 30 August 2006 ...
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