Keesler to conduct base-wide exercise Sept. 21

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Keesler personnel will conduct a base-wide exercise Sept. 21 to evaluate the real-life response capabilities of emergency personnel and the base populace.

Personnel and visitors may experience extended gate wait times, no-notice gate closures, building lock downs, customer service delays and an increase in emergency service personnel moving around the installation due to the exercise. Visitors are advised to plan accordingly.

For more information, call the 81st Training Wing Public Affairs office at (228) 377-2783 or email Additionally, updates about the exercise will be posted to the Keesler Air Force Base app, Facebook ( and Twitter ( pages.