Naval Submarine Base to salute Independence Day

Groton - Naval Submarine Base New London will join other military installations in marking the Nation’s 238th birthday today, according to a release from the base.

At noon on July 4 the Saluting Battery from Naval Submarine Support Facility’s Weapons Department will commence a 21-gun salute honoring the anniversary of the United States. The battery will fire a single round volley at 30-second intervals until the 21-gun tribute is completed.

The salute will take place at the Naval Submarine Support Facility (NSSF) Weapons Compound.

The event is not open to members of the general public.

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