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Loud military training at Camp Ripley

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news Brainerd, 56401
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

Artillery units from the Minnesota and South Dakota Army National Guard began qualification training on large caliber weapons Thursday and will continue training through Sunday at Camp Ripley.

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The community may see vapor trails from various rockets and hear loud concussions as the rounds hit the training area.

"We apologize for any inconvenience the loud training my cause, and ensure you that only necessary iterations of firing are being conducted," said Maj. Steven Hall, Camp Ripley range Control Officer.

Multiple launch rocket system will fire Battery (eight launchers) on Sunday. They will fire 60 rockets that day. On Thursday, the 1-151 Field Artillery will shoot Rocket Assisted projectiles from the very north tip of the post to Hendrickson Impact in the south.

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