Jonathan Meares, a security guard assigned to the 596th Transportation Brigade, Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, N.C., conducts a vehicle search during the Point Defender 2012 exercise Aug. 20-23 at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, N.C. This particular search involved simulated illegal narcotics. The scenario was one of dozens of events that unfolded during the Point Defender 2012 exercise Aug. 20-23. Point Defender is a Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command antiterrorism and force protection exercise held annually at MOTSU. As part of the exercise, personnel assigned to the 596th Trans. Bde. worked through dozens of scenarios designed to develop, refine and test the command's antiterrorism response procedures.