Remote military outposts (Island Week 4)

It’s Island Week 4 here at GSS, which means we’ll mostly be posting about Islands. For about a week. GSS Reader Reg Coppicus from Canada thinks Isla San Felix might be “the crappiest posting ever”. Fortunately for us, he’s talking military posting – this remote island in the South Pacific, he says, is home to: an airstrip, some sea birds and nothing else. Come on Reg, you’re being unfair. Look – there’s plenty to keep the chaps of the Chilean Navy occupied here at the San Felix Naval Air Station, located on one of the attractively named Islas…

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