Neutralizing the threat

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A security response team makes its way through the Base Exchange in search of an active-shooter during a training exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 14, 2015. From the moment they respond to a scene, security personnel must be on guard and move in tactical formation ensuring their safety and the safety of all around them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jose L. Hernandez-Domitilo/Released)
A security response team makes its way through the Base Exchange in search of an active-shooter during a training exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 14, 2015. From the moment they respond to a scene, security personnel must be on guard and move in tactical formation ensuring their safety and the safety of all around them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jose L. Hernandez-Domitilo/Released)

Neutralizing the threat

by: Senior Airman Jose L. Hernandez-Domitilo, 35th Fighter Wing Public Affairs | .
Misawa Air Base | .
published: August 22, 2015

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Security personnel from the 35th Security Forces Squadron and Naval Air Facility Misawa underwent a five-day High Risk Response course at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 10-14. Following the course they responded to an active-shooter exercise to test their ability to respond and neutralize a threat on-base. Widely reported active shooter cases in recent years have highlighted the need for planning and training to effectively and rapidly respond to these crises.

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