Marine air activity over Tripler Army Medical Center

MARINE CORPS BASE (KHNL) - Oahu residents living near Tripler Army Medical Center can expect to hear increased levels of noise.

About six Marine Corps helicopters will fly in that vicinity between noon and 4:00 p.m. Monday as part of the combined activities in the ongoing Rim of the Pacific 2008 exercises.

The Marine Corps says these operations greatly enhance its ability to respond rapidly and effectively to a wide range of crisis situations throughout the Asia-Pacific region.