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Military to Conduct Training in Outer Apra Harbor, Radio Barrigada, Warning Area 13, Warning Area 517, Farallon de Medinilla, Agat Bay

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03/13/20

ASAN, Guam (March 13, 2020) – The military will conduct exercises in Outer Apra Harbor on the following dates and times:

·         March 16 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

·         March 20-21 from noon to 10 p.m. 

Residents and mariners are advised to remain clear of units training in the harbor.

The U.S. Marine Corps will conduct exercises in Radio Barrigada from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 16-18.

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

The military will conduct live fire exercises in Warning Area 13 and Farallon de Medinilla on the following dates and times:

·         March 16 from 10:30 a.m. to noon and from 2:30-4 p.m.

·         March 17-20 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

·         March 21-22 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Aircraft and marine vessels are advised to remain clear 12 nautical miles around Farallon de Medinilla during these exercises and to monitor the U.S. Coast Guard broadcast Notice to Mariners for advisories.

The U.S. Navy will conduct live fire exercises in Warning Area 517 on the following dates and times:

·         March 18-19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

·         March 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Aircraft and marine vessels are advised to remain clear of Warning Area 517 for the duration of these exercises and to monitor the U.S. Coast Guard broadcast Notice to Mariners for advisories.

The U.S. Marine Corps will conduct exercises in the vicinity of Agat Bay from 7 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. March 20 and from midnight to 7 a.m. March 21.

Residents and mariners in surrounding areas should be aware that blank ammunition will be used in association with this training, 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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