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Ninth AF begins Mission Readiness Exercise
U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Andy Vasquez, right, Ninth Air Force J-4 Logistics Directorate planner, inprocesses a U.S. Navy member with U.S. Transportation Command’s Joint Enabling Capabilities Command during the Joint Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration (JRSOI), Dec. 9, 2018, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. During JRSOI, Mission Readiness Exercise (MRX) 19-2 participants registered for the MRX and attended a variety of briefings on topics ranging from communications to finance in a deployed environment. 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) The rectangular marquee and fill tools were used for operational security reasons.