Security training on Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor Feb. 28

Training scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon; people advised to avoid exercise area due to traffic limits.

BANGOR — Naval Base Kitsap Security Forces will conduct a training exercise Feb. 28 on Naval Base Kitsap — Bangor near the waterfront from about 8 a.m. to noon.

Local residents and communities should expect to hear loud noises and activity during these times, including the use of blank ammunition and simulated explosive devices, and possible traffic and pedestrian congestion with the exercises.

People are advised to stay away from the exercise area during the time described, as traffic will be limited and emergency vehicles will be active in the area. Drivers on NBK-Bangor should prepare for potential roadblocks or traffic diversions around the training area.

The Navy routinely conducts these types of security exercises, which ensures readiness and verifies response procedures.