GPD, Military to conduct training at former Adm. Nimitz Golf Course, Agat Bay, Farallon de Medinilla

  25 Apr 2017

 

ASAN, Guam (April 21, 2017) – The Guam Police Department will conduct close quarter battle training at the former Admiral Nimitz Golf Course April 24-28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Separately, the Air Force will conduct training at the island of Farallon de Medinilla on April 24, 26 and 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the Navy will conduct parachute operation training in Agat Bay, April 24-25 from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. [restrict]

Agat Bay is contained within the following coordinates: 13° 23″N/144° 35″E.

The general public, especially fishermen, commercial pilots and marine tour operators are advised to stay clear of the areas during the dates and times indicated.

The general location of the training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla will be on a 12-nautical mile radius on all quadrants. Farallon de Medinilla plays a special and unique role in national defense because its location provides frequent access that supports established training requirements. In addition, the air and sea space in the Farallon, located in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, provide sufficient room to conduct the many training profiles required to support aircrew combat readiness requirements. [/restrict]