Rock Island Arsenal to fire cannon between 3:30 p.m. & 4 p.m. Friday

Don’t be alarmed if you hear an explosion coming from the Arsenal on Friday, March 31, 2017.

A cannon will be fired between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., according to Arsenal spokesman Eric Cramer.  The cannon fire is part of a retirement ceremony for Army Sustainment Command Chief of Staff Col. Lance Koenig.

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