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Army begins artillery, mortar training at Schofield

  • An artillery team fired a shell toward a distant mountain target in April 2013. (Star-Advertiser file)

There will be increased noise and traffic near Waipahu beginning today as the 25th Infantry Division begins mortar, artillery and demolition training at Schofield Barracks.

The training will run through Jan. 29.

Additionally, the 25th Infantry Division will be conducting a large-scale exercise called Lightning Forge on various parts of Oahu, Jan. 25-Feb. 9.

Weather, such as overcast conditions, can increase noise and vibrations.

To report concerns related to noise or training, residents can call the Army noise concern line at 656-3487.

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