|In 2020 we are all aware of the intense secrecy surrounding Area 51 in the desert northwest of Las Vegas. But 17 years ago many of us were just learning about the far reaching measures the government would take to keep its secrets secret.||
By George Knapp
It was in June 2003 when Chuck Clark, a self described military watchdog, showed journalists where the government had buried sensors on public land. Clark used his own sensors and detectors to find the government sensors. Clark admitted he was well known to the security force which guards the base. He was routinely shadowed by the so called camo-dudes, and has been picked up by the array of cameras and other sensors positioned all around the edge of the sprawling test facility.