TAMPA — If you are in the downtown Tampa area Wednesday, don’t be alarmed if you are seeing armed soldiers storming the area.
Special Forces Operations exercises today in downtown Tampa. Public invited to view the exercises throughout the day at Harbor Island
Part of the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference. A special forces operations team is conducting exercises around Harbor Island in downtown Tampa this afternoon.
The soldiers will be in helicopters, scaling building, bridges and boats. Forces from about 15 countries are taking part in the exercises.
Troops will be taking on mock enemies and rescuing “hostages” next to the Convention Center. Soldiers also will be in ATVs and Humvees.