From right: Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., 82nd Airborne Division commanding general, Lt. Col. Aaron Sampson, the division's signal officer and Col. Steven Smith, commander of 18th Fires Brigade, operate the Secure En Route Communications Package while rigged for an airborne operation as part of the Air Force's Joint Fires Exercise-Vulnerability, en route to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 21. The 82nd Abn. Div. participated in the exercise to test communications equipment necessary for strategic deployment and conducted a forced entry airfield-seizure. The SECOMP provides secure internet and voice communication and allows the airborne commander to make key decisions while in flight. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Hull)
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