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Army to conduct training exercises at Schofield Barracks in February

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (KHON2) — The U.S. Army announced on Friday, Jan. 29, that local communities near Schofield Barracks may hear essential training activities that will be conducted during the month of February.

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All mission-essential training exercises are required to adhere to health guidelines regarding physical distancing, mask-wearing and frequent sterilization. A full list of the scheduled training can be found below.

  • Feb. 1-4: Army mortar training, Schofield Barracks. Training will occur during daytime and evening hours.
  • Feb. 3-10: Army Lightning Academy training with blank ammunition and explosive simulators, Schofield Barracks East Range.
  • Feb. 4: Army Lightning Academy helicopter operations, Schofield Barracks East Range.
  • Feb. 6-12: Army mortar training, Schofield Barracks. Artillery training will also take place on Schofield, Feb. 8-11. Training will occur during daytime and evening hours.
  • Feb. 14: Army demolitions training, Schofield Barracks. Training will occur during daytime hours.
  • Feb. 18: Army Lightning Academy helicopter operations, Schofield Barracks East Range.
  • Feb. 20-25: Army mortar training, Schofield Barracks. Training will occur during daytime and evening hours.
  • Feb. 22-26: Army Lightning Academy training with blank ammunition and explosive simulators, Schofield Barracks East Range.
  • Feb. 23, 25-26: Army Lightning Academy helicopter operations, Schofield Barracks East Range.
  • Feb. 27-28: Army mortar training, Schofield Barracks. Training will occur during daytime and evening hours.

The Army is also advising the public that Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) training can occur 24 hours a day at the Wheeler Army Airfield. UAS trainings may also occur over the restricted airspace above Schofield Barracks and a northwestern section of the Waianae mountain range.

Call the U.S. Army Hawaii’s Noise Concern Line at 808-656-3487 or email [email protected] to report concerns related to noise or training.