Active Shooter Emergency Exercise Today at Marshall Space Flight Center

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REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (WHNT) – Today, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center will be conducting a full-scale active shooter emergency exercise.

The event will involve a mock shooter and victims, simulated emergency radio traffic, alerts and announcements. Marshall, Redstone Arsenal and all emergency responders and response teams will be involved in the exercise.

Today’s exercise will test the center’s emergency response and communications preparedness.

During the event, Emergency Notification System announcements and other messages will be preceded by “Exercise.”

The event will be held at the center’s facilities on Redstone Arsenal.

Marshall Space Flight Center Officials want to remind the community that any unusual activity that might be seen or heard is part of the test and not an actual emergency.

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