Coast Guard, CNMI, to Launch Joint Search and Rescue Exercise in Rota Friday

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Guam – United States Coast Guard Sector Guam, along with the members of Search and Rescue (SAR) Groups Commonwealth Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and Guam will hold a joint exercise in Sasanhaya Bay, Rota on September 3.
Coast Guard Sector Guam personnel and SAR agencies from Guam, Saipan, and Rota will conduct a multi-agency exercise aimed at enhancing communications and response interoperability amongst participating agencies.  The exercise will also evaluate the SAR Groups’ ability to establish an Incident Command Post to respond to and assess incidents that warrant the response from multiple agencies.  This will be the first time a joint SAR Group exercise between CNMI, Guam and local SAR agencies will be held in Rota.

If there are any questions or inquires regarding this exercise please contact LT Marlon Heron

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam Chief, Contingency Planning and Force Readiness, at 355-4941.