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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Press Release #12-035 Noise levels may increase aboard Camp Pendleton
September 07, 2012
CAMP PENDLETON -- Camp Pendleton units will be conducting regimental live-fire artillery training exercises in the Whiskey and Zulu impact areas, 6 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Friday.

Extended firing will be conducted from 12:00 a.m.to 2:00 a.m., Thursday.

Regimental live-fire artillery exercises involve approximately 25 Howitzer 155mm cannons. Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sound of the explosions may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away.

Those requesting additional information can direct their calls to Operations and Training at (760) 725-0357.

For future inquiries regarding increased noise levels, please refer to the weekly noise advisories posted on the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Web site at http://www.marines.mil/unit/basecamppendleton/Pages/Information/noiseAdvisory.aspx.

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Marine Corps Base
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019

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