U.S. Coast Guard to conduct training at NAS Whidbey Island

(NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND)- A reserve U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Unit from Naval Station Everett will conduct a Field Training Exercise on Saturday, October 19 on Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island Seaplane Base and in the waters of Crescent Harbor.

The purpose of this exercise is to prepare the unit for security missions and improve overall interdepartmental operability. During this training period, Coast Guard personnel will engage in security zone operations and defense.

People around Crescent Harbor may notice security team and small boat maneuvers including blank fire weapons training.