Many of these sites, now gone, are located in isolated areas. For thousands of service people and civilians from both sides of the border, these sites were home for more than thirty years. To celebrate the new millennium, American and Canadian servicemen and women once stationed at these secret installations will gather July 3-5, 2000 in Gimli, Manitoba. Contact Pierre Parent, 11 Eider Bay, Thompson, Manitoba, Canada, R8N OZ8; 204-677-2153; www.magma.ca/~lwilson/reunion.
The Pinetree Line, forty-four radar sites that stretched across Canada from sea to sea from the early 1950s to the late 1980s was once occupied by the Armed Forces of Canada and the US.