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Camp Pendleton to Conduct Loud Weekend Training

Loud booms will be heard around Camp Pendleton this weekend as Marines use C-4 explosives to practice clearing minefields under combat conditions, base officials announced today.

Loud booms will be heard around Camp Pendleton this weekend as Marines use C-4 explosives to practice clearing minefields under combat conditions, base officials announced today.

The mine-clearing exercises will take place from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Saturday through Tuesday, according to Pendleton's public affairs office.

Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sounds of explosions may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away.

—City News Service

5150 March 02, 2013 at 02:27 PM
Awesome I love it!! Semper Fi!
Status Quo March 03, 2013 at 04:45 PM
The sound of freedom.
Aud March 04, 2013 at 03:31 AM
I think I heard one go off tonight at 6:38. Anyone else?

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