Camp Pendleton units to observe Memorial Day with ceremonial 21-gun salute

Sound may be heard up to 50 miles away

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - Camp Pendleton artillery units will observe Memorial Day with a ceremonial 21-gun salute likely to be heard in neighboring North County communities, base officials announced Thursday.
The ceremony is scheduled to be held at noon Monday on the southeastern side of base, which borders Oceanside and Fallbrook, according to Pendleton's public affairs office.
Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sound may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away.

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