Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Mount Laguna Ground to Air Transmit and Receive (GATR) Annex
US Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District History (1985)

The site of the former Mount Laguna GATR Annex which was a sub-installation of Mount Laguna AFS. The US Air Force acting through the US Army Corps of Engineers obtained 114.678 acres by a Special Use Permit dated 20 March 1956 from the US Forest Service (USFS). The GATR site itself contains only 14.76 acres of the 114.678 acres.
The majority of the construction was completed in 1960 with addition in 1961, 1966, 1967 and 1978.
In 1980 the facility was determined to be excess to the needs of the US Air Force. The personal property and equipment that was not permanently attached to the real estate was removed and the in place real estate improvements were reported excess to the General Services Administration (GSA) in 1981. By Memorandum of Understanding for protection and maintenance of excess and surplus real property executed in 1984. GSA assumed responsibility for the cost of protection and maintenance.
At some time in the late 1980s the site was returned to the USFS.
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Updated 8 February 2016