Airborne Training Operations over Fort Riley this Weekend

Fort Riley, KS-

Families living in and around Riley and Milford will have an extra loud Saturday because Fort Riley will be conducting an Airborne training exercise between 2 pm and 9 pm, weather permitting.

The 2nd Battalion, 134th Infantry Regiment of the Nebraska Army National Guard will culminate its annual training with an air drop on March 19th. The exercise is scheduled to include four passes, with approximately 160 Soldiers jumping.  The aircraft will be at low altitudes and will create increased noise over the area.

The 2-134 Infantry is an airborne infantry battalion activated by the Nebraska Army National Guard in 2019.  The Soldiers have been conducting their annual training at Fort Rile this month.

Access to Fort Riley’s training area is restricted and spectators will not be allowed access to the drop zone for the health and safety of all.  Individuals planning to visit Fort Riley’s outdoor recreation areas should verify what training areas are closed to activities before heading out at


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