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JBLM will be booming this week with mortar training

Mortar training means extra noise and loud booms at Joint Base Lewis-McChord this week.

Three Army units will train with 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortars from 6:30 a.m. Tuesday until midnight Thursday.

The units that will be using the mortars are 8th Squadron - 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Battalion - 1st Infantry Regiment and 4th Battalion - 23rd Infantry Regiment.

Comments or questions about the noise can be directed to a JBLM hotline at 253-967-0852.

Stacia Glenn: 253-597-8653