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Mass casualty exercise tests readiness

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jeremy Noah, 81st Infrastructure Division assistant fire chief of training, stands by as the Keesler fire chief discusses the action plan during an active shooter exercise near the Levitow Training Support Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jeremy Noah, 81st Infrastructure Division assistant fire chief of training, stands by as the Keesler fire chief discusses the action plan during an active shooter exercise near the Levitow Training Support Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Craig Murphy, 81st Aerospace Medicine Squadron occupation medicine physician and exercise triage officer, administers medical treatment on Airman Basic Gavin Oddo, 336th Training Squadron student, who is portraying a victim during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the Levitow Training Support Facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Craig Murphy, 81st Aerospace Medicine Squadron occupation medicine physician and exercise triage officer, administers medical treatment on Airman Basic Gavin Oddo, 336th Training Squadron student, who is portraying a victim during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the Levitow Training Support Facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Joshua Mendez, 81st Security Forces Squadron patrolman, leads a team to clear a hallway during an active shooter exercise at Bryan Hall at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the Levitow Training Support Facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Joshua Mendez, 81st Security Forces Squadron patrolman, leads a team to clear a hallway during an active shooter exercise at Bryan Hall at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the Levitow Training Support Facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sean Miller, 81st Security Forces Squadron base defense operations center controller, left, and Senior Airman Joshua Mendez, 81st SFS patrolman, clear a room during an active shooter exercise at Bryan Hall at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the Levitow Training Support Facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sean Miller, 81st Security Forces Squadron base defense operations center controller, left, and Senior Airman Joshua Mendez, 81st SFS patrolman, clear a room during an active shooter exercise at Bryan Hall at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the Levitow Training Support Facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joshua Foster, 81st Security Forces Squadron alpha flight chief, gives a briefing during an incident command change over during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the Levitow Training Support Facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joshua Foster, 81st Security Forces Squadron alpha flight chief, gives a briefing during an incident command change over during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the Levitow Training Support Facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Dawson, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, left, and Airman 1st Class Michael Booth, 81st SFS installation entry controller, enter the Levitow Training Support Facility during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Dawson, 81st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, left, and Airman 1st Class Michael Booth, 81st SFS installation entry controller, enter the Levitow Training Support Facility during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nigel Carl, 81st Security Forces Squadron patrolman, receives direction from Master Sgt. Danny Spaide, 81st SFS superintendent and wing inspection team member, during an active shooter exercise at the Levitow Training Support Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nigel Carl, 81st Security Forces Squadron patrolman, receives direction from Master Sgt. Danny Spaide, 81st SFS superintendent and wing inspection team member, during an active shooter exercise at the Levitow Training Support Facility at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, April 19, 2018. The wing inspection team had an active duty Air Force member simulate opening fire at the facility in order to test the base’s ability to respond and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

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