Artillery Firing Announcement for the Yakima Training Center

News Release #026-17 June 7, 2017
Joint Base Lewis-McChord artillery firing announcement for the Yakima Training Center Saturday

The Yakima Training Center will conduct artillery training Saturday 10:00 a.m. through noon.
TRAINING BEGINS Saturday, June 10, 2017, 10 a.m.  TRAINING ENDS Saturday, June 10, 2017, 12 p.m.  TIME Artillery training will occur 10 a.m. through noon.

FIRING OF 155 mm Howitzer field artillery and High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS)

The 2nd Infantry Division artillery (DIVARTY) and elements of the 17th Field Artillery Brigade will together fire more than 150 rounds of 155mm artillery rounds and HIMARS reduced range practice rockets on Saturday from 10 a.m. through noon. Both units have been training at YTC, and this event is the artillery culminating exercise of their training.

Queries or comments about noise may be directed to the JBLM Public Affairs Office’s External Communication Division hotline at (253) 967-0852, daily.


Yakima Training Center Artillery Firing – News Release