Naval Base Guam to test emergency alert system on Nov. 3

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Naval Base Guam to test emergency alert system on Nov. 3

by: Theresa Merto Cepeda, U.S. Naval Base Guam | .
U.S. Navy | .
published: October 31, 2014

SANTA RITA, Guam (Oct. 31, 2014) – U.S. Naval Base Guam will conduct a test of its emergency alert system Nov. 3 from 3-4 p.m.

During the date and time indicated, the system commonly referred to as the Giant Voice will deliver the following message: “This is only a test for the emergency broadcasting system. No further action required.”

Naval Base Guam is scheduled to conduct tests on the emergency alert system on the first Monday of every month until further notice.

The Giant Voice will be activated in the following areas: Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Guam, South Finegayan housing, Flag Circle, I Puntan at Nimitz Hill, North and South Tipalao, Camp Covington, Apra View, Naval Magazine site (upper and lower), Lockwood Housing, U.S. Naval Hospital Guam, U.S. Coast Guard and Polaris Point.

Residents and patrons in the surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they hear increased activity associated with the test.

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