Recent incidents at naval bases in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and in Pensacola, Florida, have brought to light the security of military installations around the country.
Lt. Gabriel Cushing with Minot Air Force Base, one of the two Air Force installations in North Dakota, released the following statement to Your News Leader.
“As a matter of practice, we do not discuss specific security measures currently in place or being taken. Our security forces take the appropriate action and adhere to established security protocols to ensure the safety and security of the base. Team Minot is always vigilant in its effort to ensure the safety of our Airmen, their families, and our national security assets; and are ready to respond to any incident at a moment's notice. Team Minot's thoughts and prayers are with our brothers and sisters at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and Pensacola Naval Air Station.”