Ellsworth to conduct antiterrorism and active shooter exercise

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. (KEVN/KOTA TV) - Ellsworth Air Force Base is scheduled to conduct an antiterrorism and active shooter exercise Dec. 3 to 7. This exercise is intended to evaluate the ability of the 28th Bomb Wing to respond to a terrorist or active shooter incident.

During the exercise, residents on or near the base may hear announcements over the “giant voice” system, sirens, emergency vehicles and simulated gunfire.

Motorists may experience extended delays entering and exiting the installation during the exercise. Please plan to arrive early for appointments and call to ensure services are not impacted.

For more information, contact 28th Bomb Wing Public Affairs at (605) 385-5056.