96th Test Wing holding active assailant exercise at Eglin Air Force Base today

Special to Gannett

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE — The 96th Test Wing is scheduled to conduct an active assailant exercise today from approximately 9 a.m. to no later than 5 p.m.

The annual training exercise will take place on the east side of the installation. The intent of the exercise is to test emergency response plans.

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Please expect increased activity 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.