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Hurlburt Field to perform planned detonations on EOD range on August 16

Base officials advise if the humidity is high or if there is cloud coverage, the effects can seem louder and closer than on clear days.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. John Nipp, an explosive ordnance disposal journeyman with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, communicates with his partner during an EOD training exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Feb. 03, 2021. EOD technicians are trained to detect, disarm and dispose of explosive threats in the most extreme environments to ensure readiness to execute global special operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda A. Flower-Raschella)

The 1st Special Operations Wing’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team will be conducting explosive demolition training between 8am and 1pm on August 16 at the Hurlburt Field Range.

During the training, nearby residents may hear loud noise or feel the vibrations associated with the demolition charge detonations that are planned to occur periodically throughout the day.

Base officials advise if the humidity is high or if there is cloud coverage, the effects can seem louder and closer than on clear days.

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