Valdosta Daily Times

October 10, 2013

Moody setting off ordnance

The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Reports from around the area of the ground shaking and photos falling off walls in homes have been coming into the Times office for several hours. Local law enforcement stated they did not know what might be causing it, so after contacting Moody AFB, the following press release was issued:

The 23d Civil Engineer Squadron Explosives Ordnance Disposal team will clear practice ordnance from target areas at Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range from Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The detonations are expected to be heard throughout Valdosta and surrounding areas. They are part of a controlled reduction of unexploded munitions and will be overseen by Moody explosives ordnance specialists.

Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range is used by military aircrew and ground personnel regularly for tactical and ground maneuvers and weapons training.

Should you have any questions pertaining to this topic, please feel free to contact Moody Air Force Base Public Affairs Office at 229-257-3007. Also, visit Moody's official website for more information on Moody and to view current news releases. Information is updated daily on our Facebook page, simply search Moody Air Force Base Official.