Mass-tactical jump operations took place at Pōhakuloa Training Area this Halloween
Several training events took place in the Keamuku Maneuver Area at the Pōhakuloa Training Area this week, in preparation of the 25th Infantry Division’s Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center and the 11th Airborne Division’s Artic Aloha readiness training exercises.
On Oct. 29, the U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Squad based at Fort Liberty, North Carolina, conducted a High Altitude, Low Opening (HALO) jump with soldier insertion into Keamuku Maneuver Area.
On N. 4, vehicles and equipment will be dropped into Keamuku Maneuver Area.
In addition, the U.S. Army 11th Airborne Division conducted mass-tactical jump operations the morning of Oct. 31, which includes hundreds of paratroopers jumping out of C17s in the Keamuku Maneuver Area. Units from Alaska and Hawai’i trained together to build jump proficiency and enhance joint partnership.
There is increased air traffic and noise from training activities. The training activities are visible from Saddle Road, Daniel K. Inouye Highway and Highway 190.