U.S. Army Conducting Training in Los Angeles Area - NBC Southern California

U.S. Army Conducting Training in Los Angeles Area



    Military Training Exercises Across Los Angeles

    It's not everyday you're having a peaceful dinner, then you look outside and see a helicopter hovering. Military training for the US Army is still going on in Los Angeles and Long Beach this week. (Published Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019)

    The United States Army is conducting military training in the greater Los Angeles and Long Beach areas from Monday through Saturday with the purpose of enhancing soldier skills by operating in various urban environments and settings, the U.S. Army said in a statement.

    Residents around the LA area may hear sounds associated with training, including aircraft and weapon simulations, according to the U.S. Army. The Army said it would notify citizens close to the sites prior to the training.

    An NBC4 viewer shared a video of several helicopters flying in formation in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood Monday night. Newchopper4 Bravo was overhead as the U.S. Army performed training exercises near L.A. Live and at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night and in Long Beach on Wednesday night.

    The Los Angeles Police Department is supporting the U.S. Army in its training exercise, and the facilities in Los Angeles provide the Army with unique locations to simulate urban environments, the Army said.

    U.S. Army Performs Military Training Near LA Live, Staples Center

    [LA] U.S. Army Performs Military Training Near LA Live, Staples Center

     The U.S. Army continued its urban terrain training in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday, flying close to LA Live and Staples Center. Newschopper4 Bravo was overhead to capture the Army on Feb. 5, 2019.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019)

    The statement concluded, "The Army sincerely appreciates the cooperation and understanding of citizens and local businesses in the vicinity of training, and apologizes for any possible disturbance."

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