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Tactical Communications System test and demonstration exercise
U.S. Air Force Capt. Jonathan Thompson, an intelligence officer assigned to the 169th Fighter Wing, left, watches as Rick Peterson, the director of the emergency management division in Cherokee County, prepares a drone for a demonstration at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., June 8, 2019. The South Carolina Air and Army National Guard hosted the National Guard Bureau for a test and demonstration of a tactical communications system used to support disaster response in preparation for the 2019 Hurricane Season. Participants included county emergency management officials, first responders, Civil Air Patrol and National Guardsmen. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Megan Floyd)