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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. -- The ceremonial cannons at Ft. MacArthur will be fired at approximately 3:50 p.m. during a military ceremony held on post, Aug. 15.