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Press Release #12-048 Noise levels may increase aboard Camp Pendleton

October 26, 2012

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Camp Pendleton units will be conducting extended live-fire mortar training exercises in the Whiskey and Zulu impact areas, Saturday through Tuesday.

Artillery and mortar units will be conducting live fire exercises from 6 a.m. to midnight, Saturday through Friday. Mortar units will be conducting extended firing until 2 a.m. each night, Saturday through Tuesday.

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.pendleton.marines.mil/BaseInformation/NoiseAdvisory.aspx.

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Box 555019 MCI West - MCB Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019 (760) 725-5044 CPAO.MCBCampenMedia@usm


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