Is It That Time Again? Military Conducting Training Exercises In And Around Boston
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**MEDIA ALERT** Military Training Exercises to Take Place In and Around Boston
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For Immediate Release
July 25, 2011
Mayor’s Office For More Information Contact:
Mayor’s Press Office
Joint federal military training exercises will take place within and around the Boston area between July 26th and August 5th. Military personnel will conduct training exercises to ensure the military’s ability to operate in urban environments, prepare forces for upcoming overseas deployments, and meet mandatory training certification requirements. Helicopters will be used in some exercises.
The Boston Police Department is working with military personnel to coordinate training sites that will minimize negative impacts on our Boston citizens and their daily routines. Safety precautions have been taken to prevent risk to the general public and the military personnel involved. With that, training site locations are not open to the public and will be guarded by uniformed personnel to provide additional safety.
h/t Jim Quinn
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