GHS/OCD, NBG, and AAFB to Conduct Routine Testing of

Written by on July 1, 2024

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG), and Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB) will conduct routine testing of the vital communication and advance warning system sirens, respectively, on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, starting at 3:15 p.m.

GHS/OCD will test the All Hazards Alert Warning System (AHAWS) sirens in conjunction with NBG and AAFB monthly routine testing of the “Giant Voice (GV)” sirens.

 Residents, visitors and motorists surrounding the AHAWS sirens and GV speakers can expect to hear pre-scripted voice messaging announcing the start and end of the test, and sixty-seconds of the “Alert” siren tone.

Future tests of the AHAWS sirens will be conducted on a monthly basis, in conjunction with NBG and AAFB, and will typically fall on the first Tuesday of each month, unless it falls on an observed holiday.

The following are a list of AHAWS siren sites to be tested:

1.      GHS/OCD facility, Agana Heights

2.      Agat Marina

3.      JFK High School

4.      Talofofo Elementary School

5.      Asan Mayor’s Office

6.      Pago Bay A-Frame South End

7.      Inarajan Elementary School

8.      Yona Mayor’s Office

9.      Ft. Soledad, Umatac

10.  GWA Pump Station, Merizo

11.  Ija Agricultural Station, Inarajan

12.  Port Authority of Guam

13.  Agat Senior Citizen’s Center

14.  Hotel Nikko Guam

15.  Tamuning Mayor’s Office

16.  George Washington High School

17.  Piti Village

18.  GWA site, Malojloj

19.  Ricardo J. Bordallo Governor’s Complex, Adelup

20.  Benavente Middle School, Dededo

21.  Yigo Gym

22.  Barrigada Mayor’s Office

For more information, contact GHS/OCD Public Information Officer, Jenna Blas at (671) 478-0208 or via email at [email protected] or NBG Public Affairs Officer, Theresa Merto Cepeda at (671) 339-2663 or via email at [email protected].

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