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UER Forum > US: South > Dempsey heloport now occupied (Viewed 104 times)
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Dempsey heloport now occupied
< on 10/2/2019 9:50 PM >
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On my way through Palo Pinto went to check out an old ghost, Dempsey heliport training base during the Vietnam war. Gate was open! First time Ive ever found it open. Its been abandoned for many years. But theres now an armed guard in a little portable guard shack.

Rolled the window down and tried to strike up a friendly conversation but he wasn't having it. Acted like a military sentry but he was an old guy 60+ years old carrying a sidearm but obvious private security. Could not read the company name he never came out of his shack.

I asked about the airfield and what its used for today he lightened up a little but said its a "holding facility" I asked if that meant it was a jail and he barked NO, then said not exactly. He is under orders not to discuss its current tenant and directed me to turn around and leave. (give some people a pistol and they become a world class tyrant)

So about 50 or 60 pages on Google from different years finally found a 2017 where the FEMA people asked Palo Pinto to grant a "use agreement" for 5 acres there and the city council granted it.

A 2016 YouTube drone video shows some flatbed trailers, fuel tankers but no guard shack.

Only sign said Dempsey Facility. Lots of activity could be seen inside the fence, all late model red Ford F150 trucks.

Hate to say this but it is NOT on my list any more...







WTF, FEMA prison? Illegal Immigrant "holding facility" I say again WTF?

Conspiracy people have a go at it Im tired of searching.




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So, looking at this place on satellite I see thousands of cars. This reminded me of something I saw on a trip to Philly earlier this year. Volkswagen had their emissions scandal, and they have to store their cars somewhere. This lot in Philly (40°00'14.9"N 75°03'41.6"W) ended up being one of these places. I noticed similar things here, and came upon something interesting.



This is a photo from one of the businesses listed as operating at the heliport on maps. From the sheer amount of Volkswagens and Audis, I would go to assume these vehicles are here for the same reason.

https://www.minera...-1bfa7f612a28.html

Here is an article about the whole deal.

"Triplett could not comment when asked if the local operation is related to Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal involving 83,000 vehicles built between 2009 and 2016. The German automaker agreed to spend $225 million to fund projects focused on reducing nitrogen oxide emissions."

However, this article came out shortly after.

https://www.simmon...emissions-scandal/

"Attorney Mark Allan, of Heygood, Orr & Pearson, took this picture of several vehicles at a Texas dealership bought back by Volkswagen as part of the settlement agreement. Allan, a member of the Volkswagen Class Action Litigation Team, said the truck-driver informed him that all the surrendered vehicles are taken to an abandoned airfield in Palo Pinto, Texas."

I'm not sure if this is the answer to the FEMA piece, but it is certainly part of the mystery here, and is interesting for sure.



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The VW emission graveyard?
Now that be funny.




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What's inside and around that philly lot is what had me more interested. Too bad its all navy owned.




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I was there today. No Volkswagens just some red Ford F150s but what do I know maybe VW is making F150s too now …


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I was there today. No Volkswagens just some red Ford F150s but what do I know maybe VW is making F150s too now ...


Maybe they shuffle them around like mobile launcher nukes
Might be an auto auction yard of some kind.



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