Because of heightened concerns about terrorist threats, Robins Air Force Base, and all domestic military bases nationwide, upgraded their threat condition status from Alpha to Bravo.
The Military Times reports Admiral Bill Gortney, commander of the U.S. Northern Command, raised the force protection level Friday.
The order comes after last weekend's shooting in Garland, Texas. A traffic officer shot and killed two men after they wounded a security guard.
The shooting happened outside a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest. One of the shooters, Elton Simpson, converted to Islam and had ties to the militant group ISIS.
Force protection Bravo means added security measures inside military bases and extra scrutiny for anyone attempting to come onto the installation.
Roland Leach, Public Affairs Officer for Robins issued a statement which reads: