North Carolina ANG Vigilant Guard 2015

John Howard (right), North Carolina Forest Service incident commander, talks to members of the plans and operations section about asset utilization during the 2015 Vigilant Guard Exercise. This exercise, held at the 145th Civil Engineer Squadron Regional Training Site, New London, N.C., March 6-8, 2015, is designed to measure the effectiveness of National Guard forces supporting civilian activities following a hurricane. Howard is working in a team of three incident commanders, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Gregory Goforth, 145th Mission Support Group deputy commander representing the North Carolina Air National Guard, and Scot Brooks from the state Division of Emergency Management. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Julianne M. Showalter, 145th Public Affairs/Released)

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