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Announcement: Cannon Fire

As Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski assumes command from Lt. Gen. Tom Sheridan, one of Fort MacArthur's two ceremonial cannons fires. The Ceremonial Cannon Detail at Los Angeles AFB has the distinction of being one of the only organizations of its kind in the Air Force. The two French cannons were built in 1917 and 1918 respectively and are mounted on 1940 caissons. The cannons fire 75mm blank cannon shells. (Photo by Sarah Corrice)

The Ceremonial Cannon Detail at Los Angeles AFB has the distinction of being one of the only organizations of its kind in the Air Force. The two French cannons were built in 1917 and 1918 respectively and are mounted on 1940 caissons. The cannons fire 75mm blank cannon shells. (Photo by Sarah Corrice)

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif -- Fort MacArthur's ceremonial cannons will be fired on Thursday, June 19, sometime between 10 and 11 a.m. This will occur during SMC's change of command ceremony. During the ceremony, Lt. Gen Samuel Greaves will assume command of SMC.