Fri. Aug 23rd, 2019

U.S. Air Force to conduct exercise ‘Resilient Typhoon’ in countries including Palau

Guam’s-Anderson-Airforce-Base (File Photo)

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – The U.S. Air Force is scheduled to conduct an exercise with airmen and aircraft operating from Palau, Guam, Tinian, Saipan, The Federated States of Micronesia (Yap) on 22nd to 26th of April.

The exercise called ‘Resilient Typhoon’ involves fighter and mobility aircraft gathering at Andersen Air Force Base and then dispersing from the same to airfields across Micronesia.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to train here and validate Pacific Air Forces’ and our regional partners’ ability to maintain readiness in support of this vital area,”Pacific Air Forces spokespersonMaj. Phil Ventura said.

During the exercise, the general public should expect to see and hear an increase in military aviation activities in and around the Babelthuap/Koror Airport, Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport, Guam; Tinian International Airport, and Saipan International Airport, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI); Yap International Airport, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

“Our airmen are committed to operating in a safe and environmentally-conscious manner,” Ventura said.

“We look forward to working with our local partners and enjoying the world-renowned hospitality in Guam, the CNMI, FSM and Palau,” he added.