Virtual Public Meeting

The 2020 Draft Supplemental EIS/OEIS is Available for Public Review and Comment through Feb. 16, 2021.



Virtual Public Meetings

Due to COVID-19 travel and public event restrictions, the Navy is holding virtual public meetings, consisting of a presentation and question-and-answer session. The public is encouraged to attend to learn more about the Proposed Action and the draft environmental impact analysis and to have substantive questions answered.

Welcome Remarks from Rear Admiral Stephen Barnett, Commander, Navy Region Northwest



Virtual Public Meeting Schedule

  Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021
3 to 4 p.m. Alaska Standard Time
  Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021
5 to 6 p.m. Alaska Standard Time
  Button will be active between Jan. 26 and Feb 2, 2021  
Button will be active on the scheduled meeting date
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The Navy is using the Zoom for Government, a video conferencing platform, to conduct virtual public meetings in support of the Gulf of Alaska Navy Training Activities Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS).

If you are new to Zoom, please review the Help information to prepare for the virtual public meeting. If you are experiencing technical difficulties accessing the virtual public meeting, please contact Support at or 1-888-576-6302.

Please test your Zoom computer or mobile device setup by visiting For the virtual public meetings, you will not need a webcam (to show your video) or a microphone (to speak).


A pre-recorded version of the Navy’s virtual public meeting presentation will be posted on the website for interested individuals who were unable to attend.

Public Questions

The public is encouraged to submit substantive questions in advance for discussion with Navy representatives at the virtual public meetings. The Navy will attempt to answer all questions from meeting attendees during the question-and-answer portion of the virtual public meeting. Attendees can also submit questions during the virtual public meetings.

For attendees who want to submit questions in advance, the Navy has established the following timeframes for questions:

  • For the Jan. 19 meeting, please submit questions between Jan. 11 and 18, 2021.
  • For the Feb. 3 meeting, please submit questions between Jan. 26 and Feb. 2, 2021. 

Questions may be emailed to or complete this form.

Questions submitted and discussed during the question-and-answer portion of the virtual public meetings are not part of the public record. The Navy will accept official public comments on the Proposed Action, alternatives, or the accuracy and adequacy of the environmental analysis via postal mail and the website comment form through Feb. 16, 2021.