North Carolina, Neuse River Danger Zone

Written by Chuck Baier
May 15, 2019

NORTH CAROLINA – PAMLICO SOUND – DANGER ZONES FROM 16 MAY TO 31 MAY 2019

HANCOCK CREEK ADJACENT TO MCAS CHERRY POINT (WATERS IN HANCOCK CREEK NORTH OF CAHOOGUE CREEK INTO THE NEUSE RIVER LOCATED AT THE MOUTH OF HANCOCK CREEK), PINEY ISLAND (BT-11), AND BRANDT ISLAND (BT-9): LIVE FIRE OPERATIONS BEING CONDUCTED WHICH EFFECT/IMPACT THIS AREA.

SUNUP – SUNSET: 16 MAY 19 – 31 MAY 19 MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY RIFLE RANGE TRAINING. 0800 – 2359: 16 MAY 19 – 31 MAY 19 AVIATION RANGE TRAINING. IN ADDITION TO NORMAL UNIT LEVEL TRAINING THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL EVENT WILL BE TAKING PLACE: FROM 16-17 AND 29-31 MAY THERE WILL BE SPECIAL BOAT TEAMS OPERATING IN AND AROUND THE CHERRY POINT WATERWAYS CONDUCTING BLANK FIRE AND NAVIGATION TRAINING UNTIL AS LATE AS 2300L (11PM). THEY WILL ALSO BE CONDUCTING SURFACE DIRECT LIVE FIRE AT BT-9 AND 11 ALSO UNTIL AS LATE AS 2300L (11PM).

3. CONTACT THE MCAS CHERRY POINT RANGE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT AT DSN 582-4040/2936, COMMERCIAL (252) 466-4040/2939 FOR QUESTIONS OR FURTHER INFORMATION.

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Chuck Baier

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