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Military to Conduct Training at Farallon de Medinilla, former Adm. Nimitz Golf Course

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03/15/19 12:00 AM

ASAN, Guam (March 15, 2019) – The Navy, Marines and Air Force will conduct training from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 18-23, at the island of Farallon de Medinilla.

Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 will conduct combat search-and-rescue training from 5-11 p.m. March 19-21, at the former Adm. Nimitz Golf Course in Barrigada

It is recommended the general public, fishermen and marine tour operators monitor the Coast Guard broadcast notice to mariners for advisories. It is also recommended the general public, commercial pilots, fishermen and marine tour operators stay clear from these areas during the dates and times indicated.

These types of trainings are designed to enhance the readiness of military personnel. Residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they see or hear increased activity associated with the training.

The general location of the training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla will be in a 12-nautical mile radius of the island. Farallon de Medinilla, located in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, supports aircrew combat readiness training.

The public should be advised that routine helicopter training often accompanied with the use of blanks can occur during training at the former Adm. Nimitz Golf Course.