554th RED HORSE Demolition Team to conduct explosives training on Guam

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Photo By Staff Sgt. Zachary Bumpus | An explosive ordinance disposal team performs clearance operations after a simulated attack, as part of a rapid airfield damage repair exercise, March 7, 2019, on Andersen Air Force Base Guam. This exercise marked the first time that a full scale airfield assessment, clearance and repair took place in the same exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Zachary Bumpus)

The 554th RED HORSE Demolition Team will conduct explosives training from 8:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday August 14th at the quarry near Northwest Field.

Residents should expect traffic delays on Route 3A adjacent to the quarry, as a portion of the road will be closed in 10-30 minute intervals before each detonation. Traffic entering and exiting Northwest Field will also be delayed.

Members of the public near the area may also hear loud explosions. All training will take place within a secure training area, with no anticipated effect outside of the cordoned space.

The training is not open to public viewing.

(News Release from Andersen Air Force Base)

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