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Indian Island to conduct security training exercise 9/19

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09/17/19 09:15 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

INDIAN ISLAND TO CONDUCT SECURITY TRAINING EXERCISE 

PORT HADLOCK, Wash., - Naval Magazine Indian Island is scheduled to conduct a security training exercise on Thursday, September 19, 2019. 

The exercise will take place in the water outside of the ammunition pier’s port security barrier and outside of the installation’s main gate. 

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on that day, installation personnel and residents living in the communities surrounding Indian Island could notice the increased presence of harbor security boats in the water, see an object in the water in the exercise area, hear loud sirens and see bright blue flashing lights. 

Additional security personnel will be present around the main gate for a portion of the exercise, during which time there will be loud noises to include yelling, whistles and sirens. 

Passersby should remain clear of the training areas for the duration of the exercise. The drill area outside of the main gate will be clearly marked by signage and the blue line demarcating federal property, which is restricted to public access. Safety observers wearing blue vests will also be present for the duration of the exercise. 

The Navy routinely conducts these types of security exercises, which ensures readiness and verifies response procedures. NMII thanks the community for their continued support and understanding. 

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