Loud Booms in Hawaii Related to Field Artillery Exercises at Schofield Barracks From June 10 to 21 2013


Residents in the area of Schofield Barracks may experience periodic increases in noise for the next couple of days due to field artillery training exercises.

The Army says the Marine Corps and the Hawaii Army National Guard participate in the exercises, which run from June 10-21, between the hours of 8 a.m. until 9 p.m.

The Marines will conduct their field artillery training exercise, June 10-14, and the Guardsmen will conduct their field artillery training exercise, June 11-21.


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Bronco Rumble is a combined arms live-fire exercise that puts soldiers to the test, while stressing the importance of communication and leader development.

Noise levels can vary due to weather conditions. Overcast conditions may increase noise and vibrations. Smoke may be visible for a short time; however, there is no immediate danger.

You can get some more information by calling the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) Noise Concern Line at (808) 656-3487 from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m – 4 p.m.

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