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Staff Sgt. Zachary Green, patrolman with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, stands guard during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in the exercise to practice new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Staff Sgt. Zachary Green, patrolman with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, stands guard during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in the exercise to practice new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos are briefed on new procedures for active shooter responses during an exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in an exercise to practice new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos are briefed on new procedures for active shooter responses during an exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in an exercise to practice new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, clear a building during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. The exercise was held to implement new procedures for tactical responders to increase chances of wounded victims’ survival. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, clear a building during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. The exercise was held to implement new procedures for tactical responders to increase chances of wounded victims’ survival. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

An Air Commando with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron prepares to leave a room after deeming it clear during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. New procedures to increase wounded victim survivability were implemented for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

An Air Commando with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron prepares to leave a room after deeming it clear during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. New procedures to increase wounded victim survivability were implemented for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Staff Sgt. Zachary Green, a patrolman with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, relays information via radio during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. The tactical respond team participated in three scenarios to remain proficient with new procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Staff Sgt. Zachary Green, a patrolman with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, relays information via radio during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. The tactical respond team participated in three scenarios to remain proficient with new procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron perform first responder duties during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st SOCES and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in an exercise to practice new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron perform first responder duties during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st SOCES and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in an exercise to practice new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos are briefed on new procedures for active shooter responses during multi-squadron training at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in an exercise to implement new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos are briefed on new procedures for active shooter responses during multi-squadron training at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in an exercise to implement new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron clear a building during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Security Forces members are first to enter the building when notified of an active shooter. The goal is to clear the building and neutralize the threat prior to rescuing victims. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron clear a building during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Security Forces members are first to enter the building when notified of an active shooter. The goal is to clear the building and neutralize the threat prior to rescuing victims. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron perform first responder duties during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in the exercise to practice new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron perform first responder duties during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in the exercise to practice new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Christopher Maxwell, assistant fire chief of training for the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, explains procedures to an Air Commando during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. The exercise was held to implement new procedures for tactical responders and aide in increasing survival chances of wounded victims. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)
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Christopher Maxwell, assistant fire chief of training for the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron, explains procedures to an Air Commando during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. The exercise was held to implement new procedures for tactical responders and aide in increasing survival chances of wounded victims. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces and the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron perform first responder duties during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st SOCES and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in an exercise to implement new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)
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Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces and the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron perform first responder duties during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st SOCES and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in an exercise to implement new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces and the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron perform first responder duties during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st SOCES and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in an exercise to implement new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)
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Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces and the 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron perform first responder duties during an active shooter exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st SOCES and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in an exercise to implement new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- Air Commandos are briefed on new procedures for active shooter responses during an exercise at Hurlburt Field, Fla., March 10, 2017. Air Commandos with the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron, 1st Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Medical Group participated in an exercise to practice new procedures for tactical responders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Krystal M. Garrett)