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More Army Training Coming To Fort Monmouth Area This Week

Training will begin 8 p.m. Monday night

Units from U.S. Army Fort Bragg will be conducting training exercises near Fort Monmouth again this week according to the Oceanport Police Department and Mayor Michael Mahon.

The training will begin at 8 p.m. tonight and will continue through Friday evening.

"Training will be conducted at various times and lengths over the next several days, similar to the training conducted roughly a month ago," the Oceanport Police state on their Facebook page. "The details of the training cannot be disclosed."

This week's training will involve helicopters and simulated explosives, according to the Eatontown Borough website. Residents in Tinton Falls, Eatontown, Oceanport, Shrewsbury and West Long Branch can expect to hear these types of noises throughout the evening.

The training last month lasted until midnight, but the police have not given a specific time as to when the training will end each night this week.

Police in all towns surrounding Fort Monmouth are asking residents not to contact their local police about the noise. These departments have already been made aware of the training by the New Jersey State Police.

Fort Bragg is an Army installation located in North Carolina and is home to U.S. Army airborne forces, special forces, U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command.

Joseph Mahmah July 28, 2012 at 07:58 PM
fred m, do some reading before you sound ignorant unless you are then commence flapping.. http://news.cnet.com/8301-11386_3-57463065-76/brrzzzt-u.s-army-checks-out-laser-based-lightning-tech/
wesdxcvvv July 28, 2012 at 09:11 PM
Lew, If a fire dept. ignores a tax payer built training site, to practice burning down short sales in your neighborhood, I think someone would ask why. So why doesn't they Army do the logical thing and use their pre-built training centers? Accepting your house filled with smoke doesn't make you a patriot, it makes you weak to stand up for yourself.
wesdxcvvv July 29, 2012 at 01:56 AM
Did you get pictures? Next time take many : )
Howard Bennis October 10, 2012 at 01:42 PM
Get a life people, try spending a few days in Isreal, Syria or Somalia where the missles in your yard are real. The women in the shopping center has a bomb under her coat. I spent 3 years active duty during the Vietnam era at Ft. Monmouth. I spent most of my pay at Eatontown and Shrewsberry et al. I believe the closing was a big mistake, but reusing a property for training is always a good thing. CW2 Howard Bennis, U.S. Army retired
Dominick Palermo October 10, 2012 at 04:25 PM
Howard-------I am also retired military -- and both a Iraq and Afgan vet --I also live in Eatontown ----The training in Ft Mon doesnt bother me -----I am just curious as per why???????? Ft Dix has spent millions on training areas to look like Iraq towns -- has jump areas -- repelling areas -- fast rope areas -- all built for training purposes -----I am curious as to why Ft Mon ------ -that has nothing .

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