Noise advisory issued for Schofield Barracks

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS (HawaiiNewsNow) - Don't be alarmed if you hear explosions or see smoke in and around the Schofield Barracks area.

The Army says residents in the immediate vicinity of Schofield Barracks may experience an increase in noise as a result of scheduled 25th Infantry Division field artillery training exercises, April 30-May 14.

The training, consisting of small arms and artillery fire, will be conducted from 6 a.m.-1 a.m. daily.

Please note, training dates are subject to change. Training is contingent on required environmental conditions, such as wind speed and moisture levels.

Additionally, overcast conditions may increase noise and vibrations. Smoke may be visible for a short time; however there is no immediate danger.

The Army in Hawaii appreciates the community's understanding and continued support of local Soldiers and their families. While sometimes loud, the sounds of training represent how the Army ensures our nation's Soldiers are ready to accomplish the mission and return home safely.

To report concerns related to noise or training, please call the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) Noise Concern Line at 656-3487. The USAG-HI Public Affairs Office will contact you about your concern during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

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