Interesting ... Military Police Training to Drive Armored Vehicles on Civilian Streets
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Interesting ... Military Police Training to Drive Armored Vehicles on Civilian StreetsFOR EDUCATIONAL & INFORMATIONAL PURPOSESInteresting place to train,and more intersting as to why they need training of that sort. This exercise will run from June 21-28 in St. Louis. Presence of tanks will be most noticeable in the area of the sixth :"Sightings of vehicles provokes fears of martial law"Paul Joseph , June 22, 2012St Louis City residents have been warned to not be alarmed at the sight of Army tanks rolling down residential neighborhoods after sightings of the vehicles provoked fears of martial exercise is part of a Army program run by military police from Fort Meade, Maryland focused around training MPs from St. Louis how to drive heavily armored tanks "on highways and on city streets."Sightings of the tanks prompted hundreds of residents to flood news channel KSDK's Facebook page, with some expressing fears that martial law had arrived with others promising to "stop and salute" the tanks as they rolled that he was told by the Army not to disclose the location of where the exercise was operating out of for "security reasons," KSDK reporter Casey Nolan downplayed the exercise as "not such a big deal."