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Army warns public of loud noises during training exercises

(Image: Hawaii News Now/Schofield File) (Image: Hawaii News Now/Schofield File)

By Ryan Lothspeich

HNN Fall Intern

Schofield Barracks - Army officials are alerting the public about upcoming training exercises that may be heard by surrounding communities.

October’s training will be:

1-7: Army artillery and mortar training on Schofield Barracks.

3-6: Army Lightning Academy training with blank ammunition and explosive simulators on East Range during the day and night hours.

8-9: Marines artillery training on Schofield Barracks.

10-14: Army artillery and mortar training on Schofield Barracks.

12-21: Army Lightning Academy training with blank ammunition and explosive simulators on East Range during the day and night hours.

On Oct 27 through Nov 9th the 25th Infantry Division will be conducting “Lighting Forge.” A large scale training exercise at several training areas including East Range, Dillingham Army Airfield and Kahuku Training Area where blank ammunition and explosive simulators will be used during day and night hours.

If loud noises are heard, officials say there is no immediate danger.

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