U.S. Army helicopters to conduct operations in Carteret County


MOREHEAD CITY, Carteret County - U.S. Army helicopters will conduct operations at Marine Corps Outlying Landing Field Atlantic and Bombing Target 11 on Friday. This could last until 9:30 p.m.

If you live in the area, expect increased helicopter and ground vehicle activity. You may also hear gunfire. Boaters should remain clear of the restricted areas surrounding Bombing Targets 9 and 11.

This is also a reminder to boaters and hunters that Bombing Target 11, commonly known as Piney Island in the southern Pamlico Sound, is a U.S. Government restricted area. Trespassers risk serious injury or death, as well as prosecution for trespassing.