Schofield Barracks issues noise advisory due to mortar training

Schofield Barracks issued an advisory Monday as local service members are scheduled to conduct mortar training Tuesday through Thursday.

The Marine Corps is planning to conduct live-fire mortar training between approximately 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Training dates and times, however, are subject to change based on environmental and other factors.

Intermittent training noise may be heard in surrounding communities. If individuals hear noise, there is no immediate danger. Weather, such as overcast conditions, can increase noise and vibrations.

To report concerns related to noise or training, community members can call the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) Noise Concern Line at (808) 656-3487 or email usaghi.comrel@gmail.com. The USAG-HI Public Affairs Office responds to all reported concerns during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

For questions regarding Marine Corps Base Hawaii training, please contact Elizabeth Feeney, Public Affairs, at 808-257-8832.

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