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Military to Conduct Training in Dandan, Radio Barrigada, Farallon de Medinilla, Open Ocean

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08/09/19

ASAN, Guam (Aug. 9, 2019) – Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 will conduct training from 11 a.m. to 11:55 p.m. Aug. 12-15, at the Dandan-Malojloj training site in Inarajan.

HSC-25 will also conduct training at Radio Barrigada during the following dates and times:

- From 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. Aug. 12-13

- From 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. Aug. 13-14

- From 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. Aug. 15-16

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. Air Force will conduct training from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 12-16, at the island of Farallon de Medinilla.

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.

The U.S. Navy will conduct open-ocean exercises within a 10-nautical-mile radius of the following coordinates: 13˚26''N/145˚08''E and 13˚42''N/144˚36''E during the following dates and times:

- From 3-7 p.m. Aug. 13

- From 6:30-11:55 p.m. Aug. 14

- From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 15

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

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