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Base exercise tests readiness

Firefighters respond to an incident as part of an exercise June 10, 2014, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The exercise was designed to evaluate the base’s response to various incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Firefighters respond to an incident as part of an exercise June 10, 2014, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The exercise was designed to evaluate the base’s response to various incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Base personnel play the role of protesters as part of an exercise June 10, 2014, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The exercise was designed to evaluate the base’s response to various incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Base personnel play the role of protesters as part of an exercise June 10, 2014, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The exercise was designed to evaluate the base’s response to various incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

50th Security Forces Squadron Airmen engage “protesters” during a base exercise June 10, 2014, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The exercise was designed to evaluate the base’s response to various incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

50th Security Forces Squadron Airmen engage “protesters” during a base exercise June 10, 2014, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The exercise was designed to evaluate the base’s response to various incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Members of the 21st Space Wing Bioenvironmental Engineering and Emergency Management flight perform radiological and chemical monitoring in Building 210 as part of an exercise June 10, 2014 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Scott Prater)

Members of the 21st Space Wing Bioenvironmental Engineering and Emergency Management flight perform radiological and chemical monitoring in Building 210 as part of an exercise June 10, 2014 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Scott Prater)

Firefighters respond to an incident as part of an exercise June 10, 2014, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The exercise was designed to evaluate the base’s response to various incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Firefighters respond to an incident as part of an exercise June 10, 2014, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The exercise was designed to evaluate the base’s response to various incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWitt)

Schriever Air Force, Colo. -- Last week the 50th Space Wing conducted a base exercise to test readiness and response. A variety of scenarios were used including a simulated protest and simulated suspicious substance.
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