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Military to Conduct Training in Outer Apra Harbor, Radio Barrigada, Warning Area 13BC, Open Ocean

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11/01/19 12:00 AM

SANTA RITA, Guam (Nov. 1, 2019) – Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 (HSC-25) will conduct training from 5-9 p.m. Nov. 4 in outer Apra Harbor.

HSC-25 will also conduct training from 9-11:55 p.m. Nov. 5-7 at Radio Barrigada.

The Air Force will conduct training from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 4-7 at Warning Area 13BC.

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.

For the duration of the exercise, it is recommended the general public, fishermen, and marine tour operators remain clear of the following coordinates: 15° 50"N/146° 50"E, 14° 54"N/146° 50"E.

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

• From 6-10 p.m. Nov. 4

• From 12-6 p.m. Nov. 5

• From 9-11:55 p.m. Nov. 6

• From 6-10 p.m. Nov. 7

U.S. Naval Base Guam Security Forces will conduct training from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 5 in outer Apra Harbor.

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

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.