If you see lights in the sky tonight near Fort Hood, don't be alarmed.
Marine C-130 crew members are dropping battlefield illumination flares over the training range in Fort Hood. The flares are being dropped between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
The flares are a part of training for flight-crew for the Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron. The flares are visible for miles and look like moving balls of lights.
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