Munitions training today at the Joint Base

    Image courtesy of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

    Image courtesy of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

    Residents near Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst may hear “booms” and feel “rumbles” today.

    The 87th CEG Explosive Ordnance Disposal team is conducting routine training on the base’s range until 1 p.m. today, according to a military press release.

    Area residents may experience ground shaking and considerable noise emanating from the base’s ranges due to the size of training munitions and cloudy weather conditions, keeping the sound from escaping into the atmosphere. 

    “We appreciate the support of our local communities and residents for this important training!” the release said. 

    The 42,000-acre installation spans more than 20 miles through portions of Burlington and Ocean counties.

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