Joint training at 3 Ga. military bases

Monday, June 2, 2014 7:13 AM
Last updated 6:40 PM
  • Follow Latest News

FORT BENNING, Ga. — A joint training exercise is set to begin at three Georgia military sites near Columbus, Savannah and Valdosta.

The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports about 800 soldiers will participate in the training, which begins Monday and continues through June 13.

The training is scheduled for Fort Benning near Columbus, Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah and Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta.

The newspaper reports units taking part in the training include 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Hunter Army Airfield, the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment from Fort Campbell, Clarksville, Ky., and the Air Force Special Operations Command from Hurlburt Field in Mary Esther, Fla.

Officials say helicopters and fixed wing aircraft will be used, along with training ammunition and other devices aimed at making the exercise as realistic as possible.

Comments (1) Add comment
ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Posts and comments do not reflect the views of this site. Posts and comments are automatically checked for inappropriate language, but readers might find some comments offensive or inaccurate. If you believe a comment violates our rules, click the "Flag as offensive" link below the comment.
nocnoc 06/02/14 - 07:27 am
All Special Forces units

Interesting ........ Very interesting....

Back to Top
Search Augusta jobs