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

Army Maj. Gen. Thomas Richardson (left), commander of the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, discusses Exercise Gateway Relief with the Kentucky Air National Guard’s Lt. Col. Bruce Bancroft, director of the Joint Operations Center at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah, Ill., on Aug. 7, 2013. The Kentucky Air Guard’s 123rd is teaming up with the U.S. Army’s 689th Rapid Port Opening Element from Fort Eustis, Va., through Aug. 9 to operate a Joint Task Force-Port Opening, combining an Air Force Aerial Port of Debarkation with an Army trucking and distribution unit. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Maj. Dale Greer)

PHOTO BY: Maj. Dale Greer
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