4th of July 21 Gun Salute reminder - Camp Lejeune Globe: News

4th of July 21 Gun Salute reminder

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Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 9:30 am

In accordance with U.S. Naval Regulations, a 21-gun salute will be rendered by Battery C, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division at noon, Thursday, July 4 at William Pendleton Thmpson Hill Field on Camp Lejeune in observance of Independence Day, marking our Nation's 243rd birthday. During the salute, the guns are discharged at five-second intervals 21 times. Traffic along Holcomb Blvd. and McHugh Blvd. in the vicinity of John A. Lejeune Hall will be halted until the gun salute is complete. This ceremony is open to all authorized personnel and their guests.