Military, civilians band together for domestic threat response training

A member of the Charleston County S.W.A.T. team dons his gear for a joint training exercise with Citadel cadets and members of the 628th Security Forces Squadron April 12, 2019, on Naval Weapons Station Charleston, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The intent of the operation was to execute defense support to civil authorities. The training focused on developing leadership and troop leading procedures, interagency interoperability, hands-on experience, communication, collaboration and building cohesion while demonstrating capabilities.

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Helena Owens
VIRIN: 190412-F-TB767-0008.JPG
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