June 2, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PORT HADLOCK, Wash., - Naval Magazine Indian Island has scheduled a security training exercise for Thursday, June 4, 2020.
Installation personnel and residents living in the communities surrounding Indian Island could notice increased activity near the Main Gate on that day. Training activities will include the use of blank ammunition, loud sirens and bright blue flashing lights.
Protecting personnel during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic is one of the Department of Defense’s top priorities. NMII is taking prudent measures to limit COVID-19’s spread, while also ensuring our people are trained and ready to fulfill our national defense mission.
Personnel participating in the exercise will comply with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Defense by implementing proper physical distancing when practicable and by wearing cloth masks.
The Navy conducts these types of security exercises at installations across the world to ensure readiness and verify response procedures. NMII thanks the community for their continued support and understanding.