Triad Folks May Hear Blank Gunfire, See Flares During Military Exercise


FAYETTEVILLE, NC (AP) - The sounds of war are about to fan over 19 counties, but the U.S. Army says residents should be unconcerned.

Citing a release from the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center at Fort Bragg, the Charlotte Observer reports that the "Robin Sage" exercise begins Wednesday. The two-week unconventional warfare exercise is part of the final test for 200 students to qualify for their first Special Forces assignments.

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