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Active assailant exercise

Firefighters with the 96th Test Wing, discuss an on-scene situation during an active assailant exercise Nov. 17 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise took place on two fronts with vehicle accident at a fuel containment area and then inside a supply building. The goal of the exercise was to examine the base’s security and emergency response when tasked with overlapping yet separate scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Active assailant exercise

A simulated attacker flees after shooting at emergency responders during an active assailant exercise Nov. 17 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise took place on two fronts with vehicle accident at a fuel containment area and then inside a supply building. The goal of the exercise was to examine the base’s security and emergency response when tasked with overlapping yet separate scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Active assailant exercise

A 96th Security Forces Squadron defender reports the on-scene situation during an active assailant exercise Nov. 17 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise took place on two fronts with vehicle accident at a fuel containment area and then inside a supply building. The goal of the exercise was to examine the base’s security and emergency response when tasked with overlapping yet separate scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Active assailant exercise

Firefighters with the 96th Test Wing, ensure all fuel valves are shut off during an active assailant exercise Nov. 17 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise took place on two fronts with vehicle accident at a fuel containment area and then inside a supply building. The goal of the exercise was to examine the base’s security and emergency response when tasked with overlapping yet separate scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Active assailant exercise

Defenders from the 96th Security Forces Squadron place a suspect in custody during an active assailant exercise Nov. 17 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise took place on two fronts with vehicle accident at a fuel containment area and then inside a supply building. The goal of the exercise was to examine the base’s security and emergency response when tasked with overlapping yet separate scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Active assailant exercise

Firefighters with the 96th Test Wing, put on rescue gear during an active assailant exercise Nov. 17 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise took place on two fronts with vehicle accident at a fuel containment area and then inside a supply building. The goal of the exercise was to examine the base’s security and emergency response when tasked with overlapping yet separate scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)