Hurlburt Field plans June 28 independence celebration

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Published: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 04:34 PM.

HURLBURT FIELD — Hurlburt Field is scheduled to host the annual Sound of Independence, a Fourth of July celebration, 5-8:30 p.m. June 28 at the base marina.

Planned activities include a patriotic display with Presentation of Colors, the national anthem, a 7 p.m. cardboard boat regatta and fireworks at the end of the evening. The regatta is a team boat race of boats made from cardboard and tape.

Sound of Independence is a family event for Department of Defense-card holders and their guests, with music and games. Food will be available for purchase.

Robert Scott, base community center director of the 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron said the event is the largest Force Support Squadron event of the year.

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