Joint Base explosives training today



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

    The 421st Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit is scheduled to detonate explosives during field training exercises from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. today, according to a military release.

    Military officials advise that the base and surrounding communities “may experience ground shaking and considerable noise.”

    “The 421st Combat Training Squadron is dedicated to its Chief of Staff of the Air Force chartered mission to deliver expeditionary combat support training to over 5,000 U.S. Air Force, Joint and NATO personnel annually. This training is essential and helps ensure the readiness of America’s fighting force,” a military release said.

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

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