BAFB to conduct active shooter exercise

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Barksdale Air Force Base, La. – Barksdale Air Force Base units will conduct an active shooter exercise on base July 8.

The exercise, which achieves annual training objectives, will train Airmen and base residents to respond to an active shooter scenario to protect lives and safeguard the base’s mission. Base leaders implement extreme precautions to ensure the exercises are both safe and effective. The exercise will generate emergency responses from base first responders to include security forces and medical personnel.

Base lock-down procedures may cause an increased amount of traffic at the entry gates and delays at various base facilities.

To protect the integrity of the exercise, we ask that this information not be released to the public until 9:30 a.m.

For more information, call the 2nd Bomb Wing public affairs office at (318) 456-1015.