January 17 2011
The U.S. Army has decided to end its effort to resume live-fire training in the Makua Valley in Hawaii, reports the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
The Army has long been under pressure for years from environmental and cultural groups. No live-fire exercises have been allowed at the site since 2004.
Five years ago, a federal judge ruled that the service had failed to show that soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division would be "inadequately trained" if denied use of live ammunition...
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