Sheriff’s deputies will conduct a secretive joint exercise around the Colombia, South Carolina area, with unidentified units from Ft. Bragg.
The exercises will run up to midnight Monday and Tuesday.
The Army’s Delta Force is located at Ft. Bragg, it is also home to the U.S. Army’s elite fighting groups, including Special Forces, aviation support and airborne units.
Reporters will not be allowed to “view or participate” in the exercise.
It will be noisy at times.
“Citizens may see military and departmental vehicles traveling in and around rural and metropolitan areas and may hear ordinance being set off or fired which will be simulated/blanks and controlled by trained personnel.”
“Due to Sheriff Leon Lott’s longstanding commitment to making sure that deputies are trained and prepared for every event and potential threat and his desire to assist the military to ensure their preparations”