by Mindy Aguon
Guam - Major traffic delays this morning near Naval Base Guam in Sumay and Naval Hospital in Agana Heights as Joint Region Marianas continues heightened security measures. On Monday morning Naval Base Guam received a bomb threat resulting in increased security measures at all entry points.
Naval Base Guam Commanding Officer Captain Mike Ward says the call is under investigation, but as a result the navy has implemented heightened security measures. Checks are being done on every vehicle going in to the naval installations resulting in major traffic delays this morning.
Joint Region Marianas issued a statement saying delays at entry points can be expected and all personnel on base have been advised to practice increased vigilance and report any suspicious packages, persons or activity to Navy law enforcement personnel at 339-3414.