(BIVN) – The United States military has issued a Pohakuloa Training Area Training Advisory for January 2019.
“U.S. Marine Corps units home-based on Oahu are scheduled to conduct various types of small unit training here involving helicopters, mortars and artillery beginning Jan. 7 through the end of the month,” a media release from the PTA Public Affairs Office stated, warning that the training may be heard or observed by the surrounding communities.
“We provide this advisory to alert our Hawaii Island neighbors of upcoming training activities that are louder in nature and may be heard or noticed outside the military installation,” said Lt. Col. JR Borce, Commander of Pohakuloa Training Area, in the media release. “We greatly appreciate the understanding and continued support of local communities,” he continued.
According to PTA, the training is essential to ensure that military units and service members are ready to accomplish their mission and return home safely. To report concerns related to noise or training, contact PTA Public Affairs Officer, Mike Donnelly, either by calling (808) 969-2411, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.