Air Force to Conduct Training at Farallon de Medinilla

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Air Force to Conduct Training at Farallon de Medinilla

by: Joint Regional Marianas | .
Stripes Guam | .
published: August 03, 2013

ASAN, Guam – The Air Force will conduct training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla Aug. 6-9 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

The waters surrounding Farallon de Medinilla are open for fishing from 4 a.m. Aug. 3 to 5 a.m. Aug. 6 and from 4 a.m. Aug. 10 to noon Aug. 12. As a reminder, Farallon de Medinilla is off-limits due to safety and security concerns.

The general location of the training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla training area will be on a 10 nautical mile radius on all quadrants. Farallon de Medinilla plays a special and unique role in national defense because its location provides access frequency that supports established training requirements. In addition, the air and sea space in the Farallon provides sufficient room for the many different attack profiles necessary to replicate training opportunities in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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