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MediaAdvisory: HURRICANE EVACUATION EXERCISE

Release Number: 092015

The 20th Fighter Wing will begin a base-wide hurricane evacuation exercise 9 June that will continue through 11 June.

As South Carolina enters hurricane season the 20th Fighter Wing units will practice hurricane preparedness procedures in advance of a real-world need for evacuation.

As part of this exercise there may be posts on 20th Fighter Wing social media websites pertaining to the exercise, they will be annotated "EXERCISE EXERCISE EXERCISE". The base and Sumter Community are invited to follow the 20th Fighter Wing on Facebook (www.facebook.com/20FighterWing) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/20FighterWing) as we progress through the exercise.

The exercise will not interfere with tenant unit operations, the healthcare services normally available to on-base personnel or access to the Commissary, Base Exchange, Bowling Alley, Carolina Skies Club, or Golf Course.