The Flint Police Department is advising the public that elements of the U.S. military are conducting training June 1-12 in designated parts of southeast Michigan, including the Flint area. The training involves the use of training simunitions (simulation munitions) and helicopters. Sounds associated with the training may be heard in the local area. The Flint Police Department is aware of the training and will contact residents in the immediate area where training will occur.
This training exercise will be of great benefit to Army personnel who may be deployed overseas to areas of urban operation. The U.S. Army sincerely appreciates the cooperation of the citizens and local businesses in the vicinity of this training and apologizes for any disturbances. Other updates on exercises that may impact the public will be shared via the Flint Police Department’s Facebook Page.