CHARLOTTE – North Carolina is one of the most military-friendly states in the nation, playing host to world class bases and training installations. The Old North State is judged such friendly territory that 21 of her counties will become part of a series of role playing operations for Special Forces training. The exercises will be substantial enough as to necessitate the military warn the public against alarm at all the gunfire (blanks) and such.
From Charlotte Observer:
“Known as Robin Sage training, the unconventional warfare exercises can be likened to live-action role playing in the extreme, with hostile engagement playing out between Special Forces students, volunteer civilians and soldiers out of Fort Bragg. It continues through Sept. 12, said a press release.
Heavily populated counties like Wake, Cumberland and Union counties are among training sites, according to the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center at Fort Bragg. […]”
While warning the public what to expect serves to dispel the inevitable viral conspiracies that a coup is in progress, there are other life and death reasons why the Army wants to avoid confusion. Years ago a Moore County deputy killed one soldier and wounded another when he mistook special training for criminal activity. Other training-induced panics have happened as well.
So starting August 30 in the following counties be aware of special warfare training in the following counties of the First in Freedom state:
Alamance, Anson, Cabarrus, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Davie, Guilford, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rowan, Scotland, Stanly, Union and Wake Counties