Base Exercise may impact traffic and access|
Release Number: 021110
11/5/2010 - Maxwell AFB 11/05/2010 -- AIR UNIVERSITY
Office of Public Affairs
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112
(334) 953-2014 / 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 5, 2010
Tuesday base exercise may affect traffic, access
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. - Visitors to Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex should expect delays at the gates Tuesday, Nov. 9, as base and Montgomery emergency response teams conduct an "active shooter" exercise.
Military bases conduct active shooter exercises to monitor base personnel and emergency response teams' ability to react to reports of a gunman on the installation.
Base officials are asking people who have business on Maxwell or Gunter to plan accordingly and exercise patience.
Maxwell and Gunter hold periodic exercises to ensure base personnel are prepared to respond in cases of natural disasters, accidents, and other emergencies.