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Military to Conduct Training in Open Ocean, at Farallon de Medinilla

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05/03/19 12:00 AM

ASAN, Guam (May 3, 2019) – The Navy will conduct an open-ocean exercise May 7-8 from 11 a.m. to 11:55 p.m. at the following coordinates 13° 26"N/145° 08"E and 13° 42"N/144° 36"E.

The Air Force will conduct training at the island of Farallon de Medinilla May 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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 the area during the dates and times indicated.

The general location of the training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla will be in a 3-nautical mile radius of the island. Farallon de Medinilla, located in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, supports aircrew combat readiness training.

These types of trainings are designed to enhance the readiness of military personnel.