Soldiers to get night training

Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2010

FORT WAINWRIGHT - Fort Wainwright officials say soldiers will be conducting night training near Delta Junction.

Officials say members of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, will fire 105mm howitzers and mortars at the Donnelly training area between Thursday and Nov. 5.

Exercises will involve the firing of smoke rounds, illumination rounds and high explosives.

Officials say Afghanistan deployments have demonstrated the importance of night training for soldiers.

According to officials, residents in the Delta Junction areas could hear the firing of howitzers and mortars, and feel vibrations.

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