Goodfellow Air Force Base Conducts Weather Exercise ThursdayPress Release
SAN ANGELO, TX -- Goodfellow Air Force Base has scheduled a weather related exercise for Thursday May 17 according to the 17th Training Wing Public Affairs Office.
The base will conduct the exercise using a loud speaker to announce weather and safety conditions. Officials with GAFB say nearby residents should not be alarmed.
While the exercise is being conducted delays at the gates can be expected.
According to the GAFB website, Goodfellow Air Force Base is a United States Air Force training installation subordinate to Air Education & Training Command. Goodfellow's mission is to develop firefighters and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance professionals on behalf of the Department of Defense. Located on 1,235 acres near the west Texas city of San Angelo, Goodfellow boasts a population of about 5,500, half of whom are students.