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Press Release #13-014 Noise levels may increase aboard Camp Pendleton

May 17, 2013

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Camp Pendleton units will be conducting Mine Clearing Line Charge exercises Saturday from 6 a.m. to noon.

Mine Clearing Line Charges are 1,750 pounds of linked C-4 (Composition C) explosives used to create a breach in minefields under combat conditions.

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/About/BaseInformation/NoiseAdvisory.aspx.

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Public Affairs Office
Box 555019 Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019 For more information: Phone: (760)


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