HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. - Hurlburt Field is scheduled to host the annual Sound of Independence, a Fourth of July celebration, Friday, June 28 from 5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the base marina.
The planned events include fireworks at the end of the evening and the cardboard boat regatta at 7 p.m.
The cardboard regatta is a race of boats constructed by teams using only basic cardboard and tape as materials.
Sound of Independence is a family event for DoD-card holders and their guests with music, games and food available for purchase.
There will be a patriotic display including Presentation of Colors and the national anthem.
This is the largest Force Support Squadron event of the year, according to Robert Scott, base community center director of the 1st Special Operations Force Support Squadron.
The wing commander will be providing holiday remarks after the regatta.