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Updated: Monday, 24 Jan 2011, 2:10 PM EST
Published : Monday, 24 Jan 2011, 2:10 PM EST
MANTEO, NC (WAVY) - The Special Operations Unit from Pope Air Force Base will be conducting urban environmental training exercises in Nags Head and Roanoke Island on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dare County officials announced.
Residents are urged not to be alarmed if they see military vehicles and armed soldiers.
According to county authorities, the exercises will involve uniformed, armed soldiers and four vehicles, including two military gun trucks practicing clearing and security procedures in Nags Head and Roanoke Island.
The training exercises are scheduled for the afternoon hours of Tuesday, and the morning hours of Wednesday.
The Air Force plans to avoid areas of Nags Head and Roanoke Island that are near schools and the hospital.
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