EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. –The 96th Test Wing will conduct an active assailant exercise March 27 from approximately 8 a.m. to noon.
The annual training exercise will take place on the west side of the installation at and around Eglin Elementary School. The intent of the exercise is to test emergency response plans. The exercise was planned in conjunction with a scheduled teacher workday. No students will be present or involved in exercise activities.
Please expect possible gates closures, delays, and increased activity on the west side of the base involving first responders and emergency response vehicles throughout the exercise.
For more information, please contact the 96th TW public affairs office at (850) 882-3931.