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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, cyber café and supporting equipment. In total, the 5th CCG drove four flatbed trucks with 16 pallets of equipment from Robins AFB to support MRX 19-2. 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)