News for Immediate Release
Aug. 4, 2014
Area Residents May Notice Increased Noise
Harrisburg – Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County will host demolition
training Aug. 5-6 and Aug. 10-11 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.
Demolition training using military-grade explosives are conducted several
times each year. These activities are announced in advance as a courtesy to
nearby residents who may notice increased noise.
Fort Indiantown Gap is the only live-fire,
maneuver military training facility in Pennsylvania. It
serves as headquarters to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and
Pennsylvania National Guard, offers more than 17,000 acres and 140 training
areas and facilities for year-round training. It balances one of the
region’s most ecologically diverse areas with a military mission that annually
supports 19,000 Pennsylvania National Guard personnel and more than 130,000
other states’ Guard, military, law enforcement, and civilian personnel each
To learn more about Fort Indiantown Gap, visit us online at www.ftig.ng.mil or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ftindiantowngap.
Individuals may also call the installation’s community information line at
717-861-2007 to hear a recorded message with dates and times of community
activities and training events.
Media contact: Maj. Angela King-Sweigart, 717-861-8829