2nd Battalion

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Platinum Eagle 15 - Feel the Firepower

3:59 PM5/21/2015
U.S. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force fire a FGM-148 Javelin at Babadag Training Area, Romania, May 19. U.S. Marines, Romanian and Bulgarian service members trained in the use of anti-armor weapon systems on the opening day of Platinum Eagle 15. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jessica Smith)
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Saber Strike 15 - Apaches take Flight

10:48 AM6/22/2015
Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 159th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade take off in a Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter June 18, 2015, in Mirosławiec, Poland, during Saber Strike 15. Encompassing more than 6,000 participants from 13 different nations, Saber Strike is a long-standing U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative training exercise. Designed to improve joint operational capability in a range of missions as well as preparing the participating nations and units to support multinational contingency operations, this year's exercise takes place across Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Marcus Floyd, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)
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Black Sea Rotational Force: Fire the TOW

12:15 PM7/13/2015
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gordon Kwei, anti-tank missile man with Weapons Company, Black Sea Rotational Force, fires the tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided anti-tank missile (TOW), while Staff Sgt. Wayne Edmiston, combat correspondent with Black Sea Rotational Force, records it during the combined anti-armor team sustainment training for Exercise Platinum Lion 15-3, July 8 at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria. The Marines launched 10 TOW missiles fired from M41 Sabers mounted to the turrets of Humvees. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force and service members from Bulgaria, Romania, the United Kingdom and Albania are conducting the two-week exercise to promote regional cooperation and foster interoperability in order to combat security threats. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Sarah E. Burns)
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Jumping in July, 173rd Airborne at Aviano

1:24 PM7/28/2016
U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct an airborne operation from a U.S. Air Force 86th Air Wing C-130 Hercules aircraft at Juliet Drop Zone in Pordenone, Italy, July 26, 2016. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the U.S. Army Contingency Response Force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S. European, Africa or Central Commands' areas of responsibility within 18 hours. (U.S. Army Photo by Visual Information Specialist Davide Dalla Massara)
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Jumping in July, 173rd Airborne at Aviano

1:30 PM7/28/2016
U.S. Army paratrooper Staff Sgt. Zach Baron, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, recovers his equipment after conducting airborne operations at Juliet Drop Zone in Pordenone, Italy, July 26, 2016. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the U.S. Army Contingency Response Force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S. European, Africa or Central Commands' areas of responsibility within 18 hours. (U.S. Army Photo by Visual Information Specialist Davide Dalla Massara)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:43 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:45 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:47 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:49 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:53 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:54 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

12:59 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:07 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:10 PM10/12/2017
Two All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) of the 185th Airborne Artillery Regiment, Folgore Brigade, are loaded into a Italian Air Force C-130 Hercules from 46th BA at Aviano Air Base, in Pordenone, Italy Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:13 PM10/12/2017
Paratroopers from the 185th Airborne Artillery Regiment, Folgore Brigade, board an Italian Air Force C-130 Hercules from 46th BA at Aviano Air Base, in Pordenone, Italy Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:15 PM10/12/2017
One High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, gets loaded into a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from 33rd ATB at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response 2017 links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:23 PM10/12/2017
Paratroopers from the 185th Airborne Artillery Regiment, Folgore Brigade, board an Italian Air Force C-130 Hercules from 46th BA at Aviano Air Base, in Pordenone, Italy Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:28 PM10/12/2017
An Italian Air Force C-130 Hercules from the 46th BA, lines up for departure to Hohenburg Drop Zone, Germany, at Aviano Air Base, in Pordenone, Italy Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:35 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:39 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

1:49 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

2:03 PM10/12/2017
A Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules from the 33rd ATB, takes off from Aviano Air Base, in Pordenone, Italy Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Swift Response 2017

2:06 PM10/12/2017
Two High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade are loaded into a Spanish Air Force C-130 Hercules from ALA 31st at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Oct. 11, 2017 during Exercise Swift Response 2017, Phase 2. Swift Response links to Exercise Saber Guardian 17, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania with more than 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Photos by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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