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Does coast guard qualify for Tag:landuse=military? in the US (where I am mapping) the coast guard is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services. [[1]]

Dru1138 (talk) 00:42, 3 August 2015 (UTC)

A bit late to the party! Yes, coast guard may be mapped as military if they are regarded as a military branch in that country (see military_service=*). Casey boy (talk) 10:11, 19 January 2021 (UTC)

Add explicit note that it covers also legacy dangers

Make clear that areas of polygons/war areas where cleanup is unfinished also counts as military use (it is already done in Mateusz Konieczny (talk) 08:45, 18 June 2016 (UTC)

Landuse with individual bunkers?

iD currently wants to add landuse=military + building=bunker to individual bunkers (allready tagged military=bunker), because military=bunker is listed as an "additional tag" here. I think that's a clear mistake. Landuse=* & building=* doesn't belong on the same object. If I see no objections I'll remove military=bunker from the list.--Hjart (talk) 17:42, 8 June 2019 (UTC)

  • I would interpret this page as "landuse=military may have this tags", not "this tags must have landuse=military". Still, typically `military=bunker` would be anyway within landuse, not have landuse tagged on it. Mateusz Konieczny (talk) 22:19, 8 June 2019 (UTC)
I can't think of any situation where landuse=military & military=bunker on the same object would make sense. My primary concern though is all those historic bunkers (primarily german from WW1 & WW2) in Denmark for example, that just sits around in the landscape outside any current military areas, often freely accessible to anyone. They definitely should not be tagged landuse=military.--Hjart (talk) 08:28, 9 June 2019 (UTC)
Should be now fixed Mateusz Konieczny (talk) 19:59, 10 June 2019 (UTC)


Please see discussion at re lifecycle of bunkers, trenches & associated landuse=military.
Briefly, should things, particularly bunkers, trenches & ammunition dumps, still be marked as landuse=military, 75 - 100 years after they were built / used? --Fizzie41 (talk) 00:47, 21 January 2021 (UTC)