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75th Ranger Regiment to conduct exercise at Hunter Army Airfield

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Starting Monday, a military exercise will be conducted at Hunter Army Airfield, McEntire Joint National Guard Base and Fort Jackson, according to the Public Affairs Office for the 75th Ranger Regiment.

1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment is conducting the exercise, which will involve units from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment from Fort Campbell in Kentucky and the Air Force Special Operations Command from Hurlburt Field in Florida.

Officials say that there will be periods of increased air traffic, including both helicopters and airplanes, mainly during the night. 

The exercise is described as fairly routine, and the units are extremely sensitive to the impact the exercise may have on the surrounding communities, including increased noise and any safety risks. 

Every measure to reduce the amount of noise during the exercise will be taken.

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