509th Security Forces Team Whiteman Participate in Active-Shooter Exercise

Defenders from the 509th Security Forces Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.,  participated in an Active-Shooter exercise that tested the response abilities of the 509th Security Forces Squadron, 509th Medical Group as well as local-civilian first responders on Feb. 11, 2015.

2/18/2015 – Senior Airman Matthew Hinson, 509th Security Forces Squadron fire team member, provides cover for his team during an active-shooter exercise at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 11, 2015. The exercise tested the response abilities of members from the 509th Security Forces Squadron, 509th Medical Group as well as local-civilian first responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joel Pfiester/Released)

2/18/2015 – U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Amanda Cubbage, 509th Bomb Wing Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, pursues a suspect during an active-shooter exercise at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 11, 2015. The goal of the exercise is to familiarize members with how to respond to a real-world scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joel Pfiester/Released)

2/18/2015 – U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Eric Johnson, 509th Security Forces Squadron fire team leader, clears a room during an active-shooter exercise at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 11, 2015. While the SFS members pursued the suspect, members of the 509th Medical Group provided medical support for the victims. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joel Pfiester/Released)

2/18/2015 – Senior Airman Derek Asbury, 509th Maintenance Group, is transported into the back of an ambulance during an active-shooter exercise at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 11, 2015. The Johnson County Ambulance District, from Warrensburg, Mo. also participated as local-civilian first responders during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joel Pfiester/Released)

2/18/2015 – Senior Airman Kaitlyn Wright, 509th Force Support Squadron fitness programs manager, portrays a casualty during an active-shooter exercise at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 11, 2015. Personnel participating in the exercise treated the victims based off of simulated wounds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joel Pfiester/Released)

2/18/2015 – U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. David Shaw, 509th Security Forces Squadron fire team leader, provides care to a moulaged victim during an active-shooter exercise at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 11, 2015. Personnel participating in the exercise treated the victims based off of simulated wounds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joel Pfiester/Released)

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