Military training in Agat Bay, FDM, W-517


ASAN, Guam—The U.S. military will conduct training in the vicinity of Agat Bay on Sept. 25-26 from 4pm to 10pm.

The military will also conduct training at the island of Farallon de Medinilla during the following dates and times:

• Sept. 24, from 12:01am to 11:59pm

• Sept. 25, from 11am to 11pm

• Sept. 26, from 4:30-10:30pm

• Sept. 27, from 11am to 10:30pm

• Sept. 28, from 10am to 11pm

• Sept. 30, from 8am to 11:59pm

Training will also take place Warning Area 517 on Sept. 27-28, from 8am to 5pm.

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 the public, fishermen and marine tour operators monitor the Coast Guard broadcast notice to mariners for advisories.

The general location of the training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla will be in a 12-nautical mile radius of the island. W-517 is activated south of latitude 12° 40’ 00″N. Santa Rosa Reef and Galvez Banks are open for public use. W-517 begins south of Guam and extends south-southwest in international waters. (PR)

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