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Military conducts training at Farallon de Medinilla, Warning Area 517

ASAN, Guam (Press Release) — The military has been conducting training at Farallon de Medinilla since 12:01 a.m., June 9. The training will end at 11:59 p.m., June 17. 

The military will also conduct training at Warning Area 517 (W-517) during the dates and times indicated below:

- June 12 from 4 to 9 p.m.

- June 13 from 1:30 to 9 p.m.

- June 15 from 3 to 8 p.m. 

It is recommended the general 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. Farallon de Medinilla supports aircrew combat readiness training.

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. W-517 supports surface and aerial gunnery, missiles, and laser exercises. W-517 is contained within the following coordinates: 13° 10”N/144° 30”E, 13° 10”N/144° 42”E, 12° 50”N/144° 45”E, 11° 00”N/144° 45”E, 11° 00”N/143° 00”E, 11° 45”N/143° 00”E, 12° 50”N/144° 30”E.