Coast Guard and Navy to conduct joint exercise in Cumberland Sound

KINGS BAY, GA – The Coast Guard, along with the Navy, will be conducting a full scale maritime exercise in the Intracoastal Waterway in the vicinity of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia, continuing south to the Saint Mary’s River entrance, Wednesday.

The exercise, known as Resolute Guardian, is scheduled to commence at 9 a.m., and conclude at approximately 1 p.m.

The exercise will consist of small boat maneuvers, blank gunfire and distress signal training. Local mariners and members of the surrounding community are advised that there will be a 500-yard moving safety zone around all the exercise vessels. No waterway closures or restrictions are scheduled for this time.

The Coast Guard Auxiliary will be conducting safety patrols, as well as passing out informational flyers at local marinas to inform boaters of the exercise. All concerned mariners may contact Coast Guard assets on VHF channel 16.

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