During Grizzly Field Exercise 2012, the 163rd Reconnaissance Wing engaged with its primary platform, the MQ-1 Predator, and was tasked with providing full motion video to the State Joint Operations Center, 234th Intelligence Squadron, Non-governmental agencies, Northern Command, and the 601st Air Operations Center in support of a search and rescue mission for possible survivors. The exercise was a proof of concept for domestic operations in assisting with disaster response. The joint exercise marked a pivotal turning point for cross agency involvement with the Army National Guard, State Military Reserve, and civilian agencies. (National Guard Photo / Tech. Sgt. Neil S. Ballecer)
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