Published: May 13, 2019


THE CITY OF LEWISBURG TOOK TO SOCIAL MEDIA TO ADVISE RESIDENTS THAT THE MARINE CORPS WILL BE CONDUCTING A TRAINING EXERCISE IN THE MIDDLE TENNESSEE REGION THIS MONTH AND PART OF THAT TRAINING WILL TAKE PLACE THIS EVENING AT A LOCATION IN LEWISBURG.  THE TRAINING HAS BEEN COORDINATED WITH LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENTE AND WITH PERSONNEL RUNNING THE SITE. NOISE MAKING DEVICES WILL BE USED THAT WILL PRODUCE SOUNDS OF PERIODIC GUNFIRE AND EXPLOSIONS BUT NO LIVE AMMUNITION WILL BE USED.  VEHICLES USED FOR THE TRAINING MAY INCLUDE TACTICAL VEHICLES OR HELICOPTERS.  THIS TRAINING POSES NO PUBLIC SAFETY THREAT AND SHOULD LAST TWO HOURS.