U.S. Navy to start maritime training tonight

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The U.S. Navy will conduct maritime security training in Outer Apra Harbor and within two miles of Agat Bay from 9 to 10:30 p.m. tonight.

During these types of training, blanks will be used. All marine operators are advised to be aware of increased activity in the area.

The U.S. Navy will also conduct helicopter training in Dandan-Malojloj from 11 a.m. to 11:55 p.m. Dec. 9, 10, 11, and 12.

It will also conduct search and rescue training in Outer Apra
Harbor from 11 a.m. to 11:55 p.m. Dec. 10.

The public and marine operators are advised to remain alert of military personnel who will be swimming in the water as part of the training event.

In addition, Naval special warfare units will conduct anti-terrorism training in Radio Barrigada from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 11.

Training ammunition will be used during this training. Residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they see or hear increased activity associated with the training.

Helicopter Sea-Combat Squadron 25 will conduct embassy reinforcement training in Radio Barrigada from 6-11 p.m. Dec. 11.

During the training exercises, blanks will be used. Residents in surrounding areas again should not be alarmed if they see or hear increased activity associated with the training.

The U.S. Coast Guard will conduct live-fire training in open ocean from 9:30-11 a.m. Dec. 11.

All vessels are advised to keep clear of a five nautical mile radius of these coordinates: 13˚29”N/ 144˚25”E.

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.

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

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