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NAS Oceana conducts annual air show mishap drill

Posted August 10

— Naval Air Station Oceana is conducting its annual pre-air show mishap drill on Thursday.

The drill demonstrates the ability of NAS Oceana and the City of Virginia Beach to respond and recover from a mass casualty incident that occurs during an air show.

The 2017 NAS Oceana Air Show is scheduled September 16-17.

The drill will include numerous emergency services personnel and vehicles responding to NAS Oceana.

The public may see emergency vehicles transporting role-players, who are acting as injured patients, to emergency rooms at local hospitals.

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