JBLM noise disturbance tomorrow until next Friday


Joint Base Lewis-McChord will have day and nighttime mortar, demolitions, and artillery training from Sept. 5 at 8 a.m. to Sept. 15 at 11:59 p.m., it said on its social media page.

“Noise from this training is frequently heard in the surrounding communities, especially those closest to the impact area," the base reported on its website.

Comments about noise or other disturbances may be directed to the JBLM Garrison Public Affairs hotline at 253-967-0852. To immediately report nuisance smoke, please call 253-912-2049.


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  • KentReister

    While the noise may be a nuisance, remember that there are numerous endangered prairie species, such as birds, mammals and insects that depend on disturbed soil and fires for survival. Artillery training helps maintain the prairie habitat and helps prevent forest encroachment.

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