One of Minnesota Joint Communications Platform (JCP), behind military vehicle, is deployed to Moorhead, Minn. during the Red River flooding emergency of March 2009. JCPs are critical for providing military and commercial internet access at the incident command site.
US Air Force Tech Sgt Tom Walden, 148th Fighter Wing Communications Specialist, describes the capabilities of the State's Joint Communications Platform (JCP) at the remote Pike Lake trail crossing in Northern Minn. near Grand Marais on January 29th, 2008 during the 25th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. The 148th Fighter Wing Communications Squadron set up their (JCP) to provide communications and emergency support for the Beargrease race. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason W. Rolfe, 148th Fighter Wing) (Released)
The 148th Fighter Wing, Duluth, Minn., Communications Squadron operates one of two Joint Communications Platforms (JCP) in Minnesota . The JCP provides satellite uplink and downlink, telephone, radio, data, and wireless capabilities to provide command and control functions.
Staff Sgt. Troy Tretter of the Minnesota National Guard J6 monitors communications from within the Joint Communications Platform (JCP) in Moorhead during the Red River flood fight March 25.