Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Chrisopher DeHart, USARNORTH
Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins (top, center) listens intently during the morning Commander's Update Briefing, May 22, 2013, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, during Ardent Sentry 13. AS13 is a full-scale joint exercise conducted May 16-23 by U.S. Northern Command. The exercise was designed to rehearse federal response efforts following a disaster and to provide the military an opportunity to train and exercise collaborations within the Incident Command System and National Response Framework, a nationwide plan used by all first responder agencies during any emergency incident. Wiggins is the deputy commanding general for operations at U.S. Army North (Fifth Army).