Press Release

NASA’s Marshall Center to Conduct Active Shooter Emergency Exercise April 17

By SpaceRef Editor
April 15, 2014
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NASA’s Marshall Center to Conduct Active Shooter Emergency Exercise April 17

NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will conduct a full-scale active shooter emergency exercise on the morning of Thursday, April 17. The event will involve a mock shooter and victims; simulated emergency radio traffic, alerts and announcements; Marshall, Redstone Arsenal and area emergency responders and response teams; and other activities to test the center’s emergency response and communications preparedness.

During the event, Emergency Notification System announcements and other messages will be preceded by “EXERCISE.” While the event will be held at the center’s facilities on Redstone Arsenal, it is important the community at large is aware that any unusual activity that might be seen or heard is part of the test and not an actual emergency.

The active shooter exercise is part of the Marshall Center’s ongoing commitment to protecting employees – its most valuable assets. For more information or for interviews with Carole Valenti, Marshall’s emergency management director, contact Marshall Public Affairs Officer Jennifer Stanfield at 256-544-7199.

For more information about NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, visit us on the Web:

www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall

 

SpaceRef staff editor.