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Active shooter exercise tests Keesler's response

Bill Mays, 81st Training Wing inspections specialist, communicates with wing inspection team members during an active shooter exercise outside the Sablich Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Bill Mays, 81st Training Wing inspections specialist, communicates with wing inspection team members during an active shooter exercise outside the Sablich Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cassandra Thompson, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron ear, nose and throat administrative technician and moulage artist, applies moulage to Airman 1st Class Isaac Peebles, 338th Training Squadron student, during an active shooter exercise inside the Locker House at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Cassandra Thompson, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron ear, nose and throat administrative technician and moulage artist, applies moulage to Airman 1st Class Isaac Peebles, 338th Training Squadron student, during an active shooter exercise inside the Locker House at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Sheenon Rhome, 81st Security Forces Squadron police officer, detains U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Blake Johnson, 81st SFS unit scheduler portraying an active shooter, as Tyler Sudduth, 81st SFS police officer, secures the room during an active shooter exercise inside the Sablich Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Sheenon Rhome, 81st Security Forces Squadron police officer, detains U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Blake Johnson, 81st SFS unit scheduler portraying an active shooter, as Tyler Sudduth, 81st SFS police officer, secures the room during an active shooter exercise inside the Sablich Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Tyler Sudduth, 81st Security Forces Squadron police officer, secures the 81st Mission Support Group command section inside the Sablich Center during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Tyler Sudduth, 81st Security Forces Squadron police officer, secures the 81st Mission Support Group command section inside the Sablich Center during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron discuss the cordon perimeter during an active shooter exercise outside the Sablich Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Members of the 81st Security Forces Squadron discuss the cordon perimeter during an active shooter exercise outside the Sablich Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler first responders medically assess actors portraying victims during an active shooter exercise outside the Sablich Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Keesler first responders medically assess actors portraying victims during an active shooter exercise outside the Sablich Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan Ingrassia, 81st Security Forces Squadron investigator, and Chris Soukup, 81st SFS detective, document the crime scene for evidence inside the Sablich Center during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan Ingrassia, 81st Security Forces Squadron investigator, and Chris Soukup, 81st SFS detective, document the crime scene for evidence inside the Sablich Center during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Heather Blackwell, 81st Training Wing commander, makes a statement during a mock press conference inside Wall Studio during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Col. Heather Blackwell, 81st Training Wing commander, makes a statement during a mock press conference inside Wall Studio during an active shooter exercise at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 20, 2020. The scenario included two active duty Air Force members who simulated opening fire inside the Sablich Center in order to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

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