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Exercise tests base response to active shooter

Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, makes a statement during a mock press conference at Wall Studio during Keesler's active shooter exercise Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.  An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital 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)

Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, makes a statement during a mock press conference at Wall Studio during Keesler's active shooter exercise Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital 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)

Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, answers questions for simulated media members during a mock press conference at Wall Studio during Keesler's active shooter exercise Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.  An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital 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)

Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, answers questions for simulated media members during a mock press conference at Wall Studio during Keesler's active shooter exercise Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital 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)

Staff Sgt. Detrick Jack, 81st Security Forces Squadron standardization evaluations NCO in charge and Wing Inspection Team member, takes notes during Keesler's active shooter exercise at the Keesler Medical Center Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.  An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Staff Sgt. Detrick Jack, 81st Security Forces Squadron standardization evaluations NCO in charge and Wing Inspection Team member, takes notes during Keesler's active shooter exercise at the Keesler Medical Center Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Tech. Sgt. James Herrera, 81st Security Forces Squadron operations NCO in charge, and Staff Sgt. Cody Berry, 81st SFS ?, survey the area for gunmen during Keesler's active shooter exercise at the Keesler Medical Center Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.  An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Tech. Sgt. James Herrera, 81st Security Forces Squadron operations NCO in charge, and Staff Sgt. Cody Berry, 81st SFS ?, survey the area for gunmen during Keesler's active shooter exercise at the Keesler Medical Center Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital 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, surveys the area for gunmen during Keesler's active shooter exercise at the Keesler Medical Center Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.  An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital 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, surveys the area for gunmen during Keesler's active shooter exercise at the Keesler Medical Center Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital to test the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Regina Parker, 81st Medical Operations Squadron administrator, applies moulage to Airman 1st Class Lupita Lopez, 81st Inpatient Operation Squadron medical technician, at the Keesler medical warehouse Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Lopez portrayed a wounded person during a base active shooter exercise where an active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the Keesler Medical Center. The exercise tested the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

Regina Parker, 81st Medical Operations Squadron administrator, applies moulage to Airman 1st Class Lupita Lopez, 81st Inpatient Operation Squadron medical technician, at the Keesler medical warehouse Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Lopez portrayed a wounded person during a base active shooter exercise where an active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the Keesler Medical Center. The exercise tested the base's ability to respond to and recover from a mass casualty event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, makes a statement during a mock press conference at Wall Studio during Keesler's active shooter exercise Mar. 17, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. An active duty Air Force member simulated opening fire at the hospital 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)