R.I. Arsenal will be booming this afternoon

Published 08/20 2014 11:36AM

Updated 08/20 2014 11:49AM

Residents living near the Rock Island Arsenal, you might hear some loud booms coming from the Island this afternoon.

The Army Sustainment Command will be firing off cannon as part of a rehearsal for tomorrow's Change of Command ceremony.

Major General Kevin O'Connell will take over the leadership of ASC from the outgoing commander, Major General John Wharton.

The cannon firing will take place around 3 this afternoon, and around 10:30 tomorrow morning during the ceremony.

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