Video: Austere Challenge 2012 Opening Ceremony
Video by Master Sgt. Justin Suddeth
United States and Israeli militaries kick off Austere Challenge 2012 at Hazor, Israel with speeches from Joint Task Force Commander Lt. Gen. Craig Franklin, Air Defense Force Commander Brig. Gen. Shachar Shohat and Head of Operations Department Maj. Gen. Yoav Har-Even. Austere Challenge 2012 (AC 12) is a large-scale air defense field training and command post simulation exercise designed to improve interoperability between the U.S. and Israeli militaries. Soundbites include Israel Brig. Gen. Shachar Shohad - Air Defense Force Commander; U.S. Lt. Gen. Craig Franklin - JTF Commander and Israel Maj. Gen. Yoav Har-Even - Head of Operations Department. Produced by MSgt. Justin Suddeth, EUCOM Combat Camera. Also available in High Definition.