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Press Release #14-044 Noise levels may increase in the vicinity of Camp Pendleton due to training exercise

September 15, 2014

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Marines will conduct an exercise that involves the detonation of Mine Clearing Line Charges, here, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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.

Detailed information regarding increased noise levels may be found in the weekly noise advisories posted on the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton website at:

http://www.pendleton.marines.mil/About/BaseInformation/NoiseAdvisory.aspx

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


Public Affairs Office
Box 555019 Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019 (760) 725-5044/5043


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