Residents of the two U.S. states were told to beware of “occasional flares” and fake gunfire as the army prepares for “realistic” combat exercises.
The U.S. military is preparing to conduct extended combat exercises across North and South Carolina, warning residents that special operations trainees may fire blank rounds and flares while simulating combat against “guerrilla” forces.
Dubbed ‘Robin Sage,’ “Unconventional war games” It will be held on private land in dozens of counties in the American South between January 22 and February 4, the John F. Kennedy Special War Center and School said in a statement. Quoted By local media.
The drill will make a fake fight with it “Resistance Movement” Made of “Guerrilla Freedom Fighters” In an imaginary nation “Pineland,” The Warfare Center says they will work “Realistic anti-forces” Special apps to candidates. Robin Sage serves as the final exam in the Army’s intensive training program for the Green Berets, the Elite Special Forces Qualification Course.
Trainees will be kept in the environment “Armed Conflict Characteristic of Political Instability” Which compels the soldiers “Analysis and Problem Solving” In “Real world” Settings – facing down “Guerrillas” Selected from Fort Bragg, as well as some specially trained civilian volunteers who will work “Role Players” जाड्न “Realism” To drill
The Special War Center was quick to warn “Residents can hear empty gunshots and sometimes see fire.” During exercise, she adds “There are controls to ensure there is no risk to the person or property.” Although variations of the Robin Sage drill have been conducted since 1974, a previous iteration in 2002 saw the deputy of the local sheriff. Deadly shoot One soldier and another were seriously injured, considering them criminals. Since then, the military has given priority to advance public notice of combat simulations in an effort to avoid similar tragedies, to inform any concerned residents. “Contact local law enforcement officers, who will contact exercise control officers immediately.”
Other safety measures to be implemented for this year’s drill include formal written notice to local police and sheriff’s departments and detailed information to all participants on what to do if they contact law enforcement, while students will also be dressed. “Specific” Handbands to show that they are participating in the exercise.
While the Special Forces School did not specify the exact locations where the drill would take place, it noted that it would be in 25 counties in North Carolina – including Wake County, its largest area by population – as well as three others in South Carolina.
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