EVERETT, Wash. – Naval Station Everett will be conducting a security exercise on Wednesday, Aug. 2. During this exercise, all gates to the base will close briefly for approximately five minutes around 10 a.m.
Neighboring residents may see or hear response activities associated with the exercise, including shooting blank rounds to simulate gunfire and activated response vehicles on base.
Exercise activities were coordinated in advance with local authorities.
The purpose of the exercise is to maintain qualifications of response personnel and improve readiness prior to an actual emergency or disaster.
NSE is committed to protecting the safety and security of Navy personnel and families, homeported vessels, and surrounding environment.
For more information, contact the Naval Station Everett public affairs office at (425) 304-3202.