A military training exercise near downtown Los Angeles surprised residents.skip – Military Exercise Causes A Scare
Army helicopters flew low in formation and one was seen landing on Wilshire Boulevard late Monday. The LA Times reported a “series of loud booms that rocked downtown Los Angeles on Monday night startled some people who complained on social media.” skip – 2
A Los Angeles Police Department statement says the Army is conducting training in greater Los Angeles and Long Beach to “enhance soldier skills by operating in various urban environments and settings.”skip – 3
Police say the training is coordinated with state, county and city officials and private property owners.
The exercise will continue through Feb. 9.skip – LA Army training