Saber Junction 20 to be held in August

More than 4,000 participants from the U.S. and Ally and partner nations will participate in Saber Junction 20 at the U.S. Army’s Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas Aug. 3-27, 2020.

Jul 28, 2020
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Photo 1 of 2: U.S. Soldiers with the 173rd Airborne Brigade rally together after a patrol during Saber Junction 19 at the Hohenfels Training Area in Germany, Sept. 26, 2019. Saber Junction 2019 (SJ19) is an exercise involving nearly 5,400 participants from 16 ally and partner nations at the U.S. Army’s Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels Training Areas, Sept. 3 to 30 Sept. 2019. SJ19 is designed to assess the readiness of the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade to execute land operations in a joint, combined environment and to promote interoperability with participating allies and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Audrequez Evans)
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Photo 2 of 2: CH-47 Chinook helicopters belonging to the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade transport vehicles as part of an air assault mission, during Saber Junction 19 (SJ19), at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany Sept. 26, 2019. SJ19 is an exercise involving nearly 5,400 participants from 16 ally and partner nations at the U.S. Army's Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels Training Areas, Sept. 3 to 30 Sept. 2019. SJ19 is designed to assess the readiness of the U.S. Army's 173rd Infantry Airborne Brigade to execute land operations in a joint, combined environment and to promote interoperability with participating allies and partner nations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Thomas Mort)
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More than 4,000 participants from the U.S. and Ally and partner nations will participate in Saber Junction 20 at the U.S. Army’s Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas Aug. 3-27, 2020.

Saber Junction 20 is a 7th Army Training Command-conducted, U.S. Army Europe-directed annual exercise designed to assess the readiness of the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade to execute unified land operations in a joint, combined environment and to promote interoperability with participating ally and partner nations.

Participating nations are Albania, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, North Macedonia, Romania, Ukraine and the United States.

To support this exercise, military vehicles will also use public roads to convoy from Grafenwoehr to Hohenfels in serials, Aug. 5-10, during both daylight and evening hours. Due to their size and weight, these vehicles will move slowly and have limited visibility. Drivers are advised to use caution when driving near military convoys.

Media interested in covering Saber Junction 20 can contact Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) Public Affairs office at +49(0)9641-70522-7219 or usarmy.jmrc.7atc.list.dl-jmrc-pao@mail.mil.