Mortar training at Camp Blanding


Published: Friday, June 1, 2012 at 10:07 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, June 1, 2012 at 10:07 a.m.

It's about to get loud at Camp Blanding near Starke.

The Florida National Guard announced Friday that explosions are planned at the Camp Blanding Joint Training Center from June 6 to 10. The 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment will fire 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortars as part their annual training.

The blasts will be heard between 7:30 a.m. and midnight daily.

Residents near the training center can discuss noise concerns with Camp Blanding's Range Control Office at 904-682-3121 or the Florida National

Guard Public Affairs Office at 904-823-0166.

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