Updated at 3:11 pm: According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the three people taken to the hospital were an airman and two civilian base employees. Col. Michael Hornitschek told the Post that the package had been isolated and the FBI had been called into investigate as part of standard procedure.
The Belleville News Democrat reports that the work the men and women at U.S. Transportation Command, Air Mobility Command and the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command at Scott Air Force Base do every day will be featured Friday on the television program Modern Marvels.
According to the paper the episode will highlight "Packaging" and explore the technology and ingenuity required to create and sustain movement of goods.
The hour long show will air at 8 p.m on Friday, Jan. 13 and is available online after it airs.