Camp Ravenna clears hurdle for possible missile defense site

Akron Beacon Journal

The Ohio National Guard said Friday that the federal government will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center.

The study will help determine whether the former Ravenna Arsenal could be a feasible location for an additional missile defense site in the continental United States.

“It is encouraging that Camp Ravenna is currently being considered for future Department of Defense missions,” U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said in a written statement. “Designating Camp Ravenna as a missile defense site would create local jobs and strengthen the regional economy.”

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