'Fifteen years ago, AFTAC was a far more independent organization with fewer ties to our other partners in the IDC.
Tammy Taylor, and the duo met with numerous AFTAC experts at the treaty monitoring center and held discussions about opportunities to illustrate to other international participants how best to conduct scientific and technical exchanges to achieve common goals.
'It is always inspiring to have discussions with AFTAC on the sustainability of the International Monitoring System and the value of the IDC to deliver essential, evidence-based products for policy makers,' Zerbo said.
Zerbo and Taylor were also given a tour of the heartbeat of the treaty monitoring headquarters - the AFTAC Operations Center, where Airmen work around-the-clock, 365 days a year, monitoring its 3,600 sensors across the globe.
'AFTAC is in the business of ensuring no nuclear surprises for our nation, our allies and our international partners,' Hartman said.