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Ninth AF begins Mission Readiness Exercise
U.S. Airmen with the 5th Combat Communications Group (CCG) from Robins Air Force Base, Ga. set up the forward headquarters, or “tent city,” in preparation for Mission Readiness Exercise (MRX) 19-2, Nov. 26, 2018, Shaw AFB, S.C. The location included eight tents for the forward combined joint task force headquarters, as well as a communication tent configurations and supporting equipment. During MRX 19-2, the 5th CCG provided the integrated deployable communication kit that includes tents, power and a variety of network, voice and data support. MRX 19-2 is an initial operational certification event designed to demonstrate Ninth Air Force’s ability to effectively plan, prepare, execute and assess Combined Joint Task Force operations at the operational level of war as tasked by the Air Force Chief of Staff. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amanda Dick)