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Military to Conduct Training in Dandan, Radio Barrigada, South Finegayan, Outer Apra Harbor, Agat Bay, Farallon de Medinilla, Warning Area 13, Open Ocean & Warning Area 517

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02/28/20 11:32 AM

ASAN, Guam (Feb. 28, 2020) – Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 (HSC-25) will conduct training exercises at Dandan-Malojloj, Inarajan; Radio Barrigada, Barrigada and South Finegayan, Dededo on the following dates and times:

·         Mar. 2 from 4:30 – 11:55 p.m.

·         Mar. 4 from 12:30 – 9:30 p.m.

·         Mar. 5 from 1:30 – 11:55 p.m. 

Residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they see or hear increased activity associated with the training.

The U.S. Navy will hold small boat training in outer Apra Harbor Mar. 2-6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

HSC-25 will conduct maritime security operations in Agat Bay and outer Apra Harbor Mar. 2 from 7 – 9:30 p.m.

Residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they see or hear increased activity associated with the training.

The U.S. military will conduct training exercises at the island of Farallon de Medinilla and Warning Area 13A during the following dates and times:

·         Mar. 2 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

·         Mar. 3 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

·         Mar. 4 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

·         Mar. 6 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

For the duration of the exercise the general public, fishermen, and marine tour operators are advised to remain clear 12 nautical miles from these areas and monitor the U.S. Coast Guard broadcast Notice to Mariners for advisories.

HSC-25 will conduct open ocean exercises at the following coordinates: 13˚26''N/145˚08''E, 13˚42''N/144˚36''E on the following dates and times:

·         Mar. 2 from 7 – 9:30 p.m.

·         Mar. 3 from 9:30 – 11:55 p.m.

·         Mar. 4 from 4 – 9:30 p.m.

Mariners are advised to remain clear 3 nautical miles from the stated coordinates and monitor the U.S. Coast Guard broadcast Notice to Mariners for advisories.

The U.S. military will hold exercises at Warning Area 517 during the following dates and times:

·         Mar. 4 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

·         Mar. 4 - 5 from 2 – 4 p.m.

·         Mar. 6 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. 

For the duration of the exercises, fishermen and marine tour operators are advised to monitor the U.S. Coast Guard broadcast Notice to Mariners for advisories.

HSC-25 will conduct training exercises in Radio Barrigada on Mar. 5 from 9 – 11:55 p.m.

The U.S. Army will also conduct training exercises in Radio Barrigada Mar. 7-8 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Residents in surrounding areas should be aware that blank ammunition will be used in association with these trainings, and should not be alarmed if they see or hear increased activity.

These trainings support readiness and are critical to developing the skills needed to respond to operational missions throughout the region to ensure a stable, free, and open Indo-Pacific.

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