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

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06/28/19 12:00 AM

ASAN, Guam (June 28, 2019) – The U.S. Air Force will conduct training at the island of Farallon de Medinilla July 1 from 5-9:30 p.m.

This training supports aircrew combat readiness and is critical to developing the skills needed to respond to operational missions throughout the region to ensure a stable, free and open Indo-Pacific.

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

Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 will conduct training from 11 a.m. to 11:55 p.m. July 2-3, at the Dandan-Malojloj training site in Inarajan.

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 public should be advised that routine helicopter training often accompanied with the use of blanks can occur during these trainings.

The U.S. Navy will conduct open-ocean exercises July 3-4, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. within a 10-nautical-mile radius of the following coordinates: 15˚00''N/148˚44''E.

It is recommended the general public, fishermen, and marine tour operators monitor the Coast Guard broadcast notice to mariners for advisories.