EVERETT, Wash. - Naval Station Everett will be conducting a security training exercise at the Everett main base Tuesday, March 23. The exercise is scheduled to occur between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Those who access the base regularly should expect a brief closure at the main gate.
During the exercise, those near the base may hear mass warning announcements from the base's outdoor speakers.
The exercise will include active emergency response vehicles and the firing of blank rounds to simulate gunfire. No live ammunition will be used.
The Navy regularly conducts training exercises to maintain and improve security and emergency response qualifications. These exercises help prepare for a potential real emergency.
For more information about the exercise or future notifications, contact Naval Station Everett Public Affairs at (425) 304-3202.