Team Whiteman tests first responders with active shooter exercise

509th Security Forces Squadron Airmen clear rooms in the Royal Oaks Golf Course.

Defenders with the 509th Security Forces Squadron clear rooms during an active shooter exercise at the Royal Oaks Golf Course, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, May 19, 2021. Active shooter exercises provide an opportunity for base agencies to test and improve their emergency response capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Parker J. McCauley)

a 509th Security Forces Squadron Airman aims a training rifle while bracing against a police car.

A 509th Security Forces Squadron defender, provides security for vehicles and simulated casualties during an active shooter exercise at the Royal Oaks Golf Course, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, May 19, 2021. Defenders performed immediate first aid and security duties as they arrived on scene to help the simulated casualties on scene. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Parker J. McCauley)

A military working dog team checks cars for anything suspicious.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashley Christensen, 509th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, checks cars for suspicious items or smells during an active shooter exercise at the Royal Oaks Golf Course, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, May 19, 2021. The exercise brought together military members from different units and local law enforcement agencies to test their interoperability during a crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Parker J. McCauley)

Airmen carry a simulated casualty on a stretcher.

Airmen with the 509th Medical Group and 509th Security Forces Squadron carry a simulated casualty during an active shooter exercise at the Royal Oaks Golf Course, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, May 19, 2021. Security Forces Airmen assisted medical personnel in providing first aid and emergency care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Parker J. McCauley)

Two Airmen treat a the wounds of a simulated casualty.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Lincoln Caldwell, 509th Healthcare Operations Squadron medical technician, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Justin Wanamaker, 509th Security Forces Squadron defender, provide first aid to a simulated casualty during an active shooter exercise at the Royal Oaks Golf Course, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, May 19, 2021. Moulage was applied to simulated victims to accurately illustrate injuries and add realism to the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Parker J. McCauley)

An explosive ordnance disposal robot drives past a minvan.

A 509th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal robot surveys a minivan with simulated explosives inside during an active shooter exercise at the Royal Oaks Golf Course, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, May 19, 2021. EOD personnel used the robot to safely deactivate simulated explosives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Parker J. McCauley)

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Defenders with the 509th Security Forces Squadron clear rooms during an active shooter exercise at the Royal Oaks Golf Course, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, May 19, 2021. Active shooter exercises provide an opportunity for base agencies to test and improve their emergency response capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Parker J. McCauley)