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If your commute to the Bay Area takes you on Highway 4 past the Concord Naval Weapons Station, you´ll see new activity there at this week.

Marines are conducting urban warfare and rescue exercises. It´s the largest exercise at the mothballed Navy base in at least a year.

The Marines are preparing for deployment to the Middle East. The drills should wrap up by Monday.

Navy officials say the base may be reactivated. There´s no schedule for such an activation – but, if it occurred – civilian users would need to evacuate within 30 days.

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