Explosives training all week at Joint Base

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    If you live near Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, don’t be alarmed by loud booms coming from the installation this week.

    The 87th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal is scheduled to detonate explosives during field training exercises from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. between May 4 and May 8.

    “During this time, the joint base community and residents of the surrounding areas may experience ground shaking and considerable noise coming from the ranges. The noise may travel farther during overcast weather conditions,” according to a military release.

    “This training is essential and helps ensure the readiness of America’s fighting force. Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst works hard to minimize the impact training has on its surrounding communities and is committed to remaining good neighbors,” the release said. 

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    For more information, contact the the base’s Public Affairs Office at (609) 754-2104.

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