Schofield Barracks noise advisory posted through June 21

Published On: Jun 10 2013 12:22:08 PM HST
25th Infantry

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -

Residents in the immediate vicinity of Schofield Barracks may experience an increase in noise as a result of Marine Corps and Hawaii Army National Guard field artillery training exercises from June 10 through 21, between the hours of approximately 8 a.m. through 9 p.m.

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

The effects of training vary depending on weather conditions. Overcast conditions may increase noise and vibrations. Smoke may be visible for a short time; however, there is no immediate danger.

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. The USAG-HI Public Affairs Office responds to all reported concerns during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. through 4 p.m.

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