Coast Guard Conducts Exercise on Beaver Island April 28-29

By Paul J. Jones, The Chicago Times

April 28, 2023

CHARLEVOIX, MI – The US Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie and local agencies announced Wednesday that they will be conducting an emergency response training exercise in Charlevoix and Beaver Island April 28 and 29.

The Coast Guard said local residents might see increased emergency response activities as multiple agencies, led by Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, will be testing response and law enforcement capabilities.

The operation, titled Maritime Resolve, will combine multiple Coast Guard units, Charlevoix Emergency Management, the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan State Police, the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, and other government and civil emergency response agencies in Northern Michigan to confirm and test response capabilities.