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Joint Base Andrews has locked down its main gate after a security incident took place Thursday afternoon. According to a release, residents and personnel are told to avoid the area until further notice. No other information has been released by the base. The base, formerly known as Andrews Air Force Base, is located 10 miles southeast of Washington in Maryland.
The main gate of Joint Base Andrews, just outside of the US capital, is on lockdown according to Air Force officials, in response to a woman who claims to have an explosive device.
The air base houses the both of the presidential aircraft bearing the call sign Air Force One. The incident began at approximately 5:15 pm. Emergency responders are on the scene.
originally posted by: AmericanRealist
a reply to: IAMTAT
I have a feeling this lady is a nut that has no explosives at all, at least I hope. Well, it should be done within an hour, so lets see what happens.
Joint Base Andrews was briefly placed on lockdown Thursday after a woman at the front gate claimed to have a bomb strapped to her chest.