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CRS 10 Bravo Company to conduct force protection exercise on Cooper River

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs | Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs | Sept. 9, 2020

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. —

Coastal Riverine Squadron 10 Bravo Company, stationed at Joint Base Charleston’s Naval Weapons Station, will be conducting a force protection exercise September 09-12, 2020 on the Cooper River near the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and on board NWS Charleston at their compound. The exercise involves firing blanks, resulting in loud noises.

The CRS 10 Bravo Company conducts this training exercise regularly to maintain their ability to respond to various scenarios at any time. Measures have been taken to minimize disruptions within local communities and to normal base operations. Advanced coordination has taken place with local law enforcement and first responders.

CRS 10 is part of the Coastal Riverine Force, which is comprised of three active-duty squadrons and four Reserve Squadrons. The units operate in harbors, rivers, bays, across the littorals and ashore. Their primary mission is to conduct maritime security operations across all phases of military operations.

For questions or concerns, please contact Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs at 843-963-5608 or email 628.abw.pa@us.af.mil.