Contingency Response Group tests Port Opening capability

U.S. Air Force Col. David Mounkes, commander of the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group, discusses ground operations with U.S. Army Capt. Michael Siddal, commander of the U.S. Army’s 688th Rapid Port Opening Element, during Operation Lumberjack at Amedee Army Airfield, Calif., March 9, 2016. The 123rd CRG is working in conjunction with the 688th RPOE and a team from the Defense Logistics Agency to operate Joint Task Force-Port Opening Sangala during the week-long exercise. The objective of the JTF-PO is to establish an aerial port of debarkation, provide initial distribution capability and set up warehousing for distribution beyond a forward node. (Kentucky Air National Guard photo by 1st Lt. James Killen)

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