WASHINGTON — Navy installations will exercise their security forces during Citadel Pacific 2021 (CP21), an annually reoccurring force protection exercise assessing emergency response in Navy Region Japan (July 19-23), Navy Region Hawaii (August 9-13), Navy Region Korea (August 23-27) and Joint Region Marianas (October 4-8).
Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) and Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet conduct the exercise to evaluate command & control capabilities and ensure the readiness and effectiveness of antiterrorism programs throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility.
“In order to ‘train like we fight,’ CP21 simulates realistic threat scenarios such as active shooters, gate runners and improvised explosive devices” said David Foy, Deputy Director of Operations for CNIC. “Our personnel respond to the incident as they would if it were a real threat. This training approach ensures…
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