State Police Perform Training Exercises Near Fort Monmouth Tuesday Night
Borough alerts residents of potential noise of low-flying helicopters
The New Jersey State Police will be doing training exercises near the Fort Monmouth Area Tuesday night.
The exercises will begin at 5 p.m. tonight and scheduled to end on Wednesday, according to a message from Tinton Falls Mayor Michael Skudera to residents. The message is also posted on the borough's web site.
Mayor Skudera said the training will involve ground and aerial training that will include low-flying helicopters.
Mayor Skudera said he was not sure of the exact time the training will end on Wednesday.
On Monday night, the Long Branch Police issued an alert to residents that Army training involving helicopters and simulated gunfire would be going on throughtout the night.
The training occurred near the oceanfront and the North Bath Avenue area, but the helicopters and simulated gunfire could be heard from as far as West Long Branch until shortly after midnight.
Eatontown posted a message on the borough's web site to inform residents of the training as well.
"Residents may observe tactical training exercises on Fort Monmouth properties this evening and overnight," the message states. "Low flying helicopters may be utilized as well as ground level manuevers."