Fort Wainwright Announces Howitzer Training in May


FAIRBANKS, ak - Springtime showers bring May flowers, but this year it will also bring some pretty loud explosions.

Military officials with Fort Wainwright say soldiers will train with 155 milimeter howitzers in two separate training events next month.

The training will take place from 8 am to 8 pm, May 7th through the 10th, and again, May 14th through the 17th.

Officials say some passengers on the Richardson Highway may be able to feel vibrations and hear the blasts while the training takes place.

All training will take place at the Small Arms Complex, which is located right along the highway.

Nearby residents to the complex may also hear and feel explosions.