Events

August 22, 2014

Exercise Exercise Exercise: Active shooter on base

Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota

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The City of Goodyear, Glendale, El Mirage and Surprise fire departments, the Professional Medical Transport Ambulance Service, and the South Ambulance Service worked together with the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Services during an active-shooter exercise Aug. 15 at Luke Air Force Base. Cooperating with other agencies prepares Luke and the surrounding communities for treating casualties during real-world events.

 
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Special Agent Stephen Klukovich, 56th Office of Special Investigations, documents a simulated death during the exercise. Documenting crime scenes is the responsibility of the 56th Security Forces Squadron and OSI.

 
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Senior Airman Amanda Judge, 56th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, performs a moulage technique on Senior Airman George Baylon, 56th Operation Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, during the exercise. The moulage is makeup used to provide realism to the scenario.

 
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Two 56th SFS patrolmen take down the active shooter. SFS was the only police force to participate in the exercise.

 
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Tech. Sgt. Daniel Ramirez, 56th SFS patrolman, aids 2nd Lt. Katie Pane, 56th Medical Support Squadron medical readiness flight commander, by calling for medical assistance during the exercise.




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