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Sep 09

Washington National Guard

Noise advisory for Camp Murray neighbors

Posted by Washington National Guard

CAMP MURRAY, WA – The Washington National Guard will fire a cannon salute beginning at approximately 1:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9th, at the south gate area near the American Lake Conference Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

The cannon salute is part of a celebration of life ceremony for Command Sergeant Major Kelly Wortman.  The duration of the ceremonial cannon firing is estimated to be less than 20 seconds with a total of three rounds being fired, but will be audible in Tillicum, on Camp Murray and on parts of Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Questions or concerns should be directed to the Washington National Guard public affairs office at: joseph.f.siemandel.mil@mail.mil or by phone at 253-512-8989.

The citizen-soldiers and airmen of the Washington Military Department are dedicated to the mission of safeguarding lives and property in Washington state.