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    November 2018 demolitions and mortar training at Fort Indiantown Gap

    Fort Indiantown Gap demolition training

    Courtesy Photo | Members of the 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion conducted demolition training June...... read more read more

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, PA, UNITED STATES

    11.01.2018

    Courtesy Story

    Fort Indiantown Gap

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – The installation is scheduled to host demolitions and mortar training during the month of November between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m.

    Demolitions training will be conducted Nov. 2-4, and mortar training will be conducted Nov. 14-15.

    Fort Indiantown Gap announces training that is expected to result in increased noise levels as a courtesy to nearby residents. The training schedule is subject to change based on the military training mission.

    Fort Indiantown Gap is the only live-fire, maneuver military training facility in Pennsylvania. It serves as headquarters to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Pennsylvania National Guard and offers more than 17,000 acres and 140 training areas and facilities for year-round training. The installation balances one of the region’s most ecologically diverse areas with a military mission that annually supports 20,000 Pennsylvania National Guard personnel and more than 120,000 additional personnel from other branches of service, multinational partners and interagency partners at the federal, state and local level.

    To learn more about Fort Indiantown Gap, visit our website or follow us on Facebook.

    Individuals may also call the installation’s community information line at 717-861-2007 to hear a recorded message with dates and times of community activities and training events.

    Fort Indiantown Gap is now enrolled in AlertPA, a mass notification service by CodeRED. Subscribe to get alerts delivered straight to your phone and/or email whenever the installation is conducting prescribed burns or training that may result in increased noise levels. Sign up for AlertPA here, then subscribe to Fort Indiantown Gap community notifications under 'Additional Notifications'. Notification settings may be adjusted as needed at any time.


    Media contact: Lt. Col. Angela King-Sweigart, 717-861-6254

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    Date Taken: 11.01.2018
    Date Posted: 11.01.2018 09:37
    Story ID: 298245
    Location: FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, PA, US 

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