Presidential air base briefly locked down after bomb threat

Members of the military arrive for a comedy show organized by United Services Organizations (USO) for members of the military and their families, at Andrews Air Force Base, May 5, 2016, in Joint Base Andrews, MarylandJoint Base Andrews, the military air base that is home to the US president’s plane Air Force One, was briefly placed on lockdown Thursday after a woman claimed to be wearing a bomb. “At approximately 5:15 p.m. today, a woman walked into the Visitor Control Center on JBA and claimed to have a bomb strapped to her chest,” the base said on Twitter.

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