Indian Island to participate in nation-wide earthquake drill

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10/16/19 09:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

INDIAN ISLAND TO PARTICIPATE IN NATION-WIDE EARTHQUAKE DRILL

PORT HADLOCK, Wash., - Naval Magazine Indian Island is scheduled to participate in an annual nation-wide earthquake response drill known as “The Great Shakeout,” on Thursday, October 17, 2019.

During the drill, Indian Island will utilize the base’s Giant Voice outdoor speaker system at 10:17 a.m. to announce the earthquake practice scenario to installation employees with the words “Exercise, Exercise, Exercise,” preceding the message.

This drill should have a minimal additional impact to the surrounding community.

This drill is a separate event from a security training exercise scheduled at Indian Island for the same day.

NMII thanks the community for their continued support and understanding.

-USN-

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