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Navy to Conduct EAS Test

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Southern residents are advised not to be alarmed this afternoon, when the Navy conducts a test of its emergency alert system from 3:00-3:00pm.

According to a media release system commonly referred to as the Giant Voice will deliver the following message: “This is only a test for the emergency broadcasting system. No further action required.”

Following today's test Naval Base Guam will conduct tests on the emergency alert system on the first Monday of every month until further notice.

The Giant Voice will be activated in the following areas: Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Guam, South Finegayan housing, Flag Circle, I Puntan at Nimitz Hill, North and South Tipalao, Camp Covington, Apra View, Navy Munitions Site, U.S. Coast Guard and Polaris Point.   

Residents and patrons in the surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they hear increased activity associated with the test.

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