Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 on Guam, Tinian slated for March
By Pacific Island Times News Staff
The 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson will lead an Agile Combat Employment, or ACE, exercise on Guam and the Northern Marianas from March 1 to 8.
Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 will take place at Andersen Air Force Base and Tinian
a week after the completion of Exercise Cope North 23, which ends Thursday,
Aircraft from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and Kadena Air Base, Japan, will be participating in exercise Agile Reaper 23-1, which will test ACE capabilities and the ability to provide air dominance, global mobility and command and control in the region.
Aircraft and personnel will start arriving in Guam and CNMI at the end of February and plan to exercise through the first two weeks of March.
The 36th Wing advises residents not to operate drones near AAFB or Tinian airport during the exercise.
"Andersen AFB is a no-drone zone. U.S. military aircraft and personnel are vital to the nation’s security and safely operating aircraft is our top priority," AAFB said.