Johnston Atoll is an island in the Pacific Ocean. It is a property of the United States. The military used the Island for many things including a re-fueling location for planes going overseas, a chemical weapons ammunition storage facility, and a test launch location for nuclear testing. It was inhabited by all forces of the US military and government contract workers.
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- Johnston Island Memories Site, the personal website of an AFRTS serviceman stationed there in 1975-6
- Coast Guard Medevac from Johnston Island Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine, photo from December 2007 medevac operation
- JACADS - Johnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System, history of nuclear testing, and JACADS Sarin and VX nerve agent disposal
- U.S. Fish & Wildlife Johnston Island National Wildlife Refuge Archived 2012-05-03 at the Wayback Machine Contains additional information on wildlife and clean-up efforts