Explosive noise on Camp Blanding will increase June 6-10

WHO – Florida National Guard and Dept. of Military Affairs

 WHAT – The Camp Blanding Joint Training Center will have explosions on the post near Starke, Fla. as the Florida Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, fires 60mm, 81mm, and 120mm mortars as part of their annual training.

 WHEN – June 6-10, 7:30 a.m. – midnight each day.    

 WHERE – Impact area on South Post of Camp Blanding Joint Training Center.

 As usual, The Florida National Guard continues to make every effort to minimize noise but there are times such as this when noise may seem louder than normal to the public, and as the wind direction shifts. 

 Residents near the training center can discuss noise concerns with Camp Blanding’s Range Control Office at (904) 682-3351 or the Florida National Guard Public Affairs Office at (904) 823-0166.