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Ninth AF certifies as JTF-capable HQ with joint, coalition partners
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nathan Reynolds and Senior Airman Michael Vazquez, left to right behind the counter, Ninth AF executive communication technicians, inprocess joint partners with U.S. Transportation Command’s Joint Enabling Capabilities Command during the Joint Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration (JRSOI), Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Dec. 9, 2018. During JRSOI, Mission Readiness Exercise (MRX) 19-2 participants registered for the MRX and attended briefings on topics ranging from communications to finance in a deployed environment. MRX 19-2 was an initial operational capability 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)