Army training effects up for comment

  • Kona resident Chris Nazara talks with Pohakuloa Training Area Cultural Resources Manager Julie Taomia during Thursday evening's informational session on the draft Hawaii Island programmatic agreement for routine military training. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)
  • Marines from India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, board a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prior to an air assault training event at Pohakuloa Training Area on Sept. 3, 2017. Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 carried Marines with India Co. from Landing Zone Dove to Range 17, where they carried out platoon attacks with support from 60mm mortars and multiple machine gun emplacements. Exercise Bougainville II prepares 3/3 for service as a forward deployed force in the Pacific by training them to fight as a ground combat element in a Marine Air-Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Luke Kuennen/Special to West Hawaii Today)
  • U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, maneuver to secure a notional enemy position during a live-fire training event as part of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise on July 13 at Pohakuloa Training Area. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adam Montera/Special to West Hawaii Today)
  • California National Guard Infantryman Staff Sgt. Ricky Labistre, originally from Yuma, Arizona, conducts a stress shoot exercise with the M2010 sniper weapon system as part of annual training for 1st Battalion-160th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 40th Infantry Division, July 30, 2018, Pohakuloa Training Area, Hilo, Hawaii.

KAILUA-KONA — A programmatic agreement that officials say will streamline and improve management of historic resources at two Army installations on the Big Island is up for public comment.