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 Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island at the Seaplane Base and the Seaplane Base Survival Training Area on Friday and Saturday, November 20-21.

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

People around the Seaplane Base and Crescent Harbor may notice security team maneuvers including blank-fire weapons training.