Kentucky Air Guard joins with Army Rapid Port Opening Element for U.S. Transportation Command earthquake-response exercise

Army Capt. Charles Greene, commander of the U.S. Army’s 689th Rapid Port Opening Element, discusses cargo movement operations with Maj. Gen. Barbara Faulkenberry, vice commander of 18th Air Force, during Exercise Gateway Relief at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah, Ill., on Aug. 7, 2013. The exercise is designed to test the ability of the 689th and the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group ability to stand up and operate a Joint Task Force-Port Opening, which receives relief supplies by airlift and stages them for movement over land. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Maj. Dale Greer)

PHOTO BY: Maj. Dale Greer
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