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Hurlburt Field conducts anti-terrorism/force protection exercise

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Devin Martin, a tactical systems operator with the 25th Intelligence Squadron, is rinsed of simulated chemical agents during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Anti-terrorism/force protection exercises are conducted to further strengthen and train emergency response personnel to be prepared to respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Devin Martin, a tactical systems operator with the 25th Intelligence Squadron, receives simulated respirations from a bag-valve-mask during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. James Albright, an emergency medical technician with the 1st Special Operations Healthcare Operations Squadron, simulates administering an emergency thermal blanket during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Joshua Lynn, a paramedic with the 1st Special Operations Healthcare Operations Squadron, simulates applying a tourniquet to U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Angela Large, a uniform business office technician with the 1st Special Operations Medical Support Squadron, during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Devin Martin, a tactical systems operator with the 25th Intelligence Squadron, center, simulates injuries incurred during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. James Albright, an emergency medical technician with the 1st Special Operations Healthcare Operations Squadron, simulates administering first-aid during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Anti-terrorism/force protection exercises are conducted to further strengthen and train emergency response personnel to be prepared to respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. James Albright, an emergency medical technician with the 1st Special Operations Healthcare Operations Squadron, simulates administering first-aid during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Anti-terrorism/force protection exercises are conducted to further strengthen and train emergency response personnel to be prepared to respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

Air Commandos participate in an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Anti-terrorism/force protection exercises are conducted to further strengthen and train emergency response personnel to be prepared to respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

Air Commandos discuss a training scenario during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Anti-terrorism/force protection exercises are conducted to further strengthen and train emergency response personnel to be prepared to respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Angel Urgilez, a wing inspection team member with the 1st Special Operations Wing, documents an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Anti-terrorism/force protection exercises are conducted to further strengthen and train emergency response personnel to be prepared to respond in a real-world attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Patrick Dolan, a firefighter with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, briefs members of the wing inspection team during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Anti-terrorism/force protection exercises are conducted to further strengthen and train emergency response personnel to be prepared to respond in a real-world attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Angel Urgilez, a wing inspection team member with the 1st Special Operations Wing, documents an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Members of the 1st SOW conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Lakeesha Porter, a bioenvironmental engineering technician with the 1st Special Operations Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, right, performs a test to identify a simulated chemical agent during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicole Schultz, an emergency management apprentice with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, left, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph Brown, NCO in charge of environmental health with the 1st Special Operations Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, inspect an area for simulated chemical agents during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph Brown, NCO in charge of environmental health with the 1st Special Operations Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, inspects an area for simulated chemical agents during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicolas Heath, an emergency management apprentice with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, left, and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Samantha Phillips, a respiratory protection manager with the 1st Special Operations Operational Readiness Squadron, inspect an area for simulated chemical agents during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Anti-terrorism/force protection exercises are conducted to further strengthen and train emergency response personnel to be prepared to respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph Brown, NCO in charge of environmental health with the 1st Special Operations Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, identifies the location of a simulated chemical agent during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Eva Raetz, NCO in charge of emergency management operations with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, left, discusses a scenario during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Eva Raetz, NCO in charge of emergency management operations with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, discusses a scenario during an annual anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Aug. 19, 2020. Anti-terrorism/force protection exercises are conducted to further strengthen and train emergency response personnel to be prepared to respond in a real-world attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dennis Spain)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fl.a --

Members of the 1st Special Operations Wing conducted an exercise that simulated a terrorist attack on base to provide inspection teams the opportunity to assess how the base would respond in a real-world attack. Participants were permitted to take off their masks during designated portions of the exercise out of safety concerns that surpassed the concern of transmitting coronavirus disease 2019.