(EVERETT)- Naval Station Everett will be conducting a base security exercise on Wednesday. As a result, base access will be restricted between 8 a.m. and noon.
As part of the exercise, base fire and medical personnel will practice responding to a simulated emergency situation. The exercise will include use of blank automatic weapon rounds to increase training realism. No live ammunition will be used.
The purpose of the exercise is to maintain and improve qualifications of personnel charged with protecting the installation and naval vessels. Such training is designed for emergency personnel to practice coordinated responses and improve readiness prior to an actual emergency or disaster.