January training advisory issued for Schofield area

January training advisory issued for Schofield area

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS (HawaiiNewsNow) - Various training exercises will be conducted at Schofield Barracks in January that may be heard by surrounding communities.

For the community's awareness, the training is as follows. All training dates are subject to change based on environmental and other factors:

-Jan. 6-14: Army mortar and artillery training 
-Jan. 11-12: Army demolitions training 
-Jan. 17-23: Army mortar and artillery training 
-Jan. 25-29: Army mortar and artillery training

Additionally, the 25th Infantry Division will be conducting a large-scale exercise called Lightning Forge on various parts of Oahu, Jan. 25 - Feb. 9.

Updated announcements regarding exercise-related training noise and convoys will be published closer to the actual training events.

Should individuals hear noise, there is no immediate danger. Weather, such as overcast conditions, can increase noise and vibrations.

The military services in Hawaii appreciate the community's understanding and continued support of local service members and families. While sometimes loud, the sounds of training represent how the military ensures the nation's 
service members are ready to accomplish the mission and return home safely.

To report concerns related to noise or training, community members can call the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) Noise Concern Line at (808) 656-3487 or email usaghi.comrel@gmail.com. The USAG-HI Public Affairs Office responds to all reported concerns during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

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