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Military to conduct training at Farallon de Medinilla, Warning Area 517

ASAN, Guam (Press Release) — The military will conduct training at the island of Farallon de Medinilla during the following dates and times:

• June 19 and 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• June 20 and 22 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• June 23 from 7:30 a.m. to noon

The military will also conduct training at Warning Area 517 (W-517) June 21 from 2-8 p.m.

It is recommended the general public, fishermen and marine tour operators monitor the Coast Guard broadcast notice to mariners.

W-517 is activated south of latitude 12° 40’ 00”N. All vessels are advised to remain clear of W-517 south of latitude 12° 40’ 00”N. Santa Rosa Reef and Galvez Bank 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.