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Sept. 11, 2018

Exercise tests first responders, HQC workforce in reacting to shooter, bomber

A Sept. 6 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex tested the readiness of first responders, along with the workforce of DLA and other HQC agencies, as they responded to a mock event involving about 100 volunteer actors, police officers and others.

Nov. 10, 2017

Exercise helps first responders at DLA HQC, Fort Belvoir hone response to potential shooters

Only weeks after mass shootings at a concert in Las Vegas and at a small-town church in South Texas, employees of the Defense Logistics Agency should know DLA and other local first responders are regularly honing their skills in responding to active shooters, as they in did in a Nov. 7 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex and at the agency’s facility in nearby Lorton.

Aug. 10, 2016

What to do in an active shooter event

With the increasing frequency of active shooter events, it's more critical than ever to know the most effective ways to react.

Sept. 18, 2015

HQC Active Shooter training teaches ‘Run, Hide, Fight’

If caught in an active shooter situation, knowing what to do before something happens is key to survival, the McNamara Headquarters Complex’s anti-terrorism officer said Sept. 15 during a National Preparedness Month seminar at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.