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Exercise Exercise Exercise: Readiness

Staff Sgt. Cinthia Swartzlander, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, guards an exit during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Cinthia Swartzlander, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, guards an exit during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. During the exercise, 30th SFS members swept the building, alleviated the threat, and provided first-aid to simulated victims. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Base members participate in an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Base members participate in an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The base-wide exercise tested the readiness and emergency response techniques of Airmen, preparing them for real-world situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Members of the installation participate in an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Members of the installation participate in an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. During the exercise, Airmen were evaluated on their emergency response techniques to maintain readiness for any potential real-world active shooter situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Staff Sgt. Cody Kraft and Senior Airman Isaiah Aguilar, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolmen, sweep a building during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Cody Kraft and Senior Airman Isaiah Aguilar, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolmen, sweep a building during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. During the exercise, 30th SFS members were evaluated on their ability to mitigate threats, sweep buildings, and provide first-aid to victims in the event of a real-world situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Staff Sgt. Cody Kraft, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, assists a victim during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Cody Kraft, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, assists a victim during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. During the exercise, 30th SFS members swept the building, alleviated active shooter threats, and provided first-aid to simulated victims. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Airmen assigned to the 30th Security Forces Squadron sweep a building during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Airmen assigned to the 30th Security Forces Squadron sweep a building during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. During the exercise, the response teams were evaluated on their capabilities to sweep the building, alleviate threats, and provide first-aid to simulated victims. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Airmen assigned to the 30th Security Forces Squadron sweep a building during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Airmen assigned to the 30th Security Forces Squadron sweep a building during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The exercise tested the readiness and emergency response techniques of members across the installation to maintain readiness in the event of a real-world situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Senior Airman Pedro Cazares, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, sweeps a building during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Senior Airman Pedro Cazares, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, sweeps a building during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The base-wide exercise tested each member’s ability to respond to a threat if a multiple active shooter event occurred on the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Staff Sgt. Cinthia Swartzlander, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, provides emergency aid to a simulated victim during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Cinthia Swartzlander, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, provides emergency aid to a simulated victim during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Since readiness is a key component within the military, exercises are conducted to prepare members on how to effectively and efficiently respond to a real-world crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Staff Sgt. Cinthia Swartzlander, 30th Civil Engineering Squadron, assists a simulated victim during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
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Staff Sgt. Cinthia Swartzlander, 30th Civil Engineering Squadron, assists a simulated victim during an active shooter exercise Aug. 7, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. During the exercise, 30th SFS members swept the building, alleviated the threat, and provided first-aid to simulated victims. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

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