4th Infantry Division

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71st Anniversary of D-Day

2:46 PM6/10/2015
George Shenkle, World War II veteran and former U.S. Army Soldier with the Easy Company, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, reacts as U.S. Army Soldiers parachute over the historic La Fiere drop zone near Sainte Mere Eglise, Normandy, France, June 7, 2015, to commemorate the 71st Anniversary of D-Day. More than 380 U.S. service members from Europe and affiliated D-Day historical units participated in the 71st Anniversary air drop as part of Joint Task Force D-Day 71. The task force, based in Sainte Mere Eglise, France, is supporting local events across Normandy, from June 2-8, 2015, to commemorate the selfless actions by all the Allies on D-Day that continue to resonate 71 years later. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Brian Bahret)
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Healing War

11:27 AM8/11/2016
Staff Sgt. Brad Foster, a combat medic with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team out of Pendleton, Oregon, watches the night sky on top of an M113 Medical Evacuation Vehicle during Exercise Saber Guardian 16 at the Romanian Land Forces Combat Training Center in Cincu, Romania. Saber Guardian is a multinational military exercise involving approximately 2,800 military personnel from ten nations including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Canada, Georgia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Ukraine and the U.S. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Timothy Jackson, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Oregon Army National Guard).
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1-68 Armor fires first rounds in Poland

2:54 PM1/17/2017
A round is fired from an M1A2 Main Battle Tank belonging to 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division during the first Live Fire Accuracy Screening Tests at Presidential Range in Swietozow, Poland, January 16, 2017. The arrival of 3rd Arm. Bde. Cmbt. Tm., 4th Inf. Div., marks the start of back-to-back rotations of armored brigades in Europe as part of Atlantic Resolve. The vehicles and equipment, totaling more than 2,700 pieces, were shipped to Poland for certification before deploying across Europe for use in training with partner nations. This rotation will enhance deterrence capabilities in the region, improve the U.S. ability to respond to potential crises and defend allies and partners in the European community. U.S. forces will focus on strengthening capabilities and sustaining readiness through bilateral and multinational training and exercises. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Tarr)
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Latvian forces welcome 1-68 AR ‘Silver Lions’

4:31 PM2/22/2017
CAMP ADAZI, Latvia – Latvian soldiers assigned to the Latvian Land Forces Infantry Brigade and U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, complete an esprit de corps run, Feb. 17, 2017 at Camp Adazi, Latvia. The run brought U.S. and Latvian soldiers together following a welcome ceremony honoring the arrival of 1-68 AR in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Atlantic Resolve is a U.S. led effort in Eastern Europe that demonstrates U.S. commitment to the collective security of NATO and dedication to the enduring peace and stability in the region. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Lauren Harrah/Released)
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United States European Command Image

12:12 PM3/13/2017
A U.S. Army soldier from Company B, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, jumps into near-frozen waters as winter survival trainers from the Lithuanian Iron Wolf Brigade keep him tethered at Rukla Training Area, Lithuania, March 2, 2017. The training, which taught the U.S. soldiers how to calmly rescue themselves should they fall in icy waters, is part of a bilateral relationship to share skills among NATO allies as part of Atlantic Resolve. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Cameron Kelly, 3rd ABCT Public Affairs, 4th Infantry Division)
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U.S. armored brigade, Romanians join forces for simulated fight

1:08 PM5/18/2017
1st Lt. Sergio Gligor (from left), an operations officer with the Romanian 811th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Lt. Andrei Man, a battle captain with the 811th Inf. Bn., and 1st Lt. Jeff Yao, a military intelligence officer with the U.S. Army 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, track a counter-attack in a simulated fight against a conventional force during a command post exercise conducted at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, May 16, 2017. The three-day CPX served as a rehearsal for both units as they prepare for the live exercise phase of Combined Resolve VIII, a U.S. Army Europe-led exercise at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, that will include more than 3,400 participants from 10 nations as they operate together to promote stability and security in the region. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Scott Walters, 3rd ABCT Public Affairs, 4th Infantry Division)
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73 years later, Iron Horse Soldiers continue D-Day legacy, commemorate service, sacrifice of WWII

2:37 PM6/8/2017
Berets and wreaths. MONTEBOURG, France--More than 100 U.S. Army Soldiers, join the commanding general, French compatriots and people of Montebourg, France, during a march from the town center to the town's World War II memorial wall. Select Soldiers from "Fighting Eagles," 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Inf. Div., participated in the march to the memorial dedication hosted by Maj. Gen. Ryan F. Gonsalves, commanding general of the 4th Inf. Div., Monteburg civic leaders, French compatriots and veterans. The Soldiers of 3rd ABCT are currently deployed in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, U.S. forces' commitment to the collective security of eastern Europe, conducting bilateral training and multinational exercises with NATO Allies and Partners. The last time the 1st Bn., 8th Inf. Regt. deployed to Europe the Fighting Eagle Soldiers landed at Utah Beach with the Assault Division on D-Day in 1944. The 1st Bn., 8th Inf. Regt., currently stationed in Romania, sent Soldiers who had recently earned the Expert Infantryman's Badge during testing earlier this year. The Soldiers served as guests of honor at the ceremony, where Gonsalves and community leaders laid wreaths at the memorial. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Anthony Clas, 7MPAD)
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73 years later, Iron Horse Soldiers continue D-Day legacy, commemorate service, sacrifice of WWII

2:40 PM6/8/2017
Get in Step. MONTEBOURG, France--First Sgt. Ernest Ramirez, center, first sergeant, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, marches more than 100 U.S. Army Soldiers through Montebourg, France, following a ceremony honoring the 4th Inf. Div.'s role in the liberation of Normandy, June 3, 2017. Ramirez and the "Fighting Eagles" Soldiers of 3rd ABCT, attended a dedication ceremony for a memorial in the town's center with Maj. Gen. Ryan F. Gonsalves, commanding general of the 4th Inf. Div., to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the 4th Inf. Div.'s assault at Utah Beach and the following liberation of Montebourg. Select Soldiers from 1st Bn., 8th Inf. Regt., 3rd ABCT, 4th Inf. Div., participated in the march, the dedication ceremony at Montebourg's World War II memorial, and dinner hosted by township's civic leaders. The Soldiers of 3rd ABCT are currently deployed in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, U.S. forces' commitment to the collective security of eastern Europe conducting bilateral training and multinational exercises with NATO Allies and Partners. The Soldiers were guests of honor at the ceremony, where Gonsalves and community leaders laid wreaths at the memorial. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Brent M. Williams, MCE Public Affairs, 4th Inf. Div.)
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73 years later, Iron Horse Soldiers continue D-Day legacy, commemorate service, sacrifice of WWII

2:42 PM6/8/2017
March in remembrance. MONTEBOURG, France--The commanding general of the 4th Infantry Division leads U.S. Army Soldiers deployed and serving in Europe marching to the World War II monument in Montebourg, France, to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, June 3, 2017. More than 100 Soldiers, joined the commanding general, French compatriots and people of Montebourg, during a march from the town center to the memorial wall. Select Soldiers from the "Fighting Eagles" 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment of the 3rd ABCT, 4th Inf. Div., participated in the march, the memorial dedication ceremony and dinner hosted by Montebourg civic leaders. "Today, we remember those sacrifices and honor the courage of the 4th Inf. Div. Soldiers and our Allies who fought here in Montebourg, the first significant objective off of Utah Beach, where nearly a yearlong advance began to liberate the continent," said Gonsalves, dedicating the memorial to the Soldiers who led the Allied-invasion into German-occupied Europe. Led by Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr., the Soldiers of 8th Inf. Regt. assaulted the northern coast of Normandy's Utah Beach, pushing through to Ste. Maire-Eglise, Montebourg and Cherbourg within 23 days. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Anthony Clas, 7th MPAD)
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73 years later, Iron Horse Soldiers continue D-Day legacy, commemorate service, sacrifice of WWII

2:57 PM6/8/2017
Montebourg World War II Memorial. MONTEBOURG, France--Maj. Gen. Ryan F. Gonsalves marked the 73rd anniversary of the 4th Inf. Div.'s D-Day landing with U.S. Army Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, during a dedication ceremony for Motnebourg's World War II memorial wall in the heart of the city center. Gonsalves joined the Deputy of the Manche Phillipe Gosselin and Mayor Jean-Pierre Mauquest to unveil the placard adorning a wall from the ruined 15th century fortress of St. Marcouf-Les-Gougins. The monument was set in the town center in honor of the U.S. Army Soldiers of the 4th Inf. Div. who liberated Montebourg June 19, 1944, after 15 days of fighting.Led by Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr., the Soldiers of 8th Inf. Regt. assaulted the northern coast of Normandy's Utah Beach, pushing through to Ste. Maire-Eglise, Montebourg and Cherbourg in 23 days. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Anthony Clas, 7th MPAD)
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73 years later, Iron Horse Soldiers continue D-Day legacy, commemorate service, sacrifice of WWII

3:03 PM6/8/2017
Render Honors. MONTEBOURG, France--Maj. Gen. Ryan F. Gonsalves, commanding general of the 4th Infantry Division, pays honor to Ivy Division Soldiers who served during World War II at a memorial dedication in Montebourg, France, June 3, 2017. Gonsalves joined the Deputy of the Manche Phillipe Gosselin and Mayor Jean-Pierre Mauquest to unveil the placard adorning a wall from the ruined 15th century fortress of St. Marcouf-Les-Gougins. The monument was set in the town center in honor of the U.S. Army Soldiers of the 4th Inf. Div. who liberated Montebourg June 19, 1944, after 15 days of fighting.Led by Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr., the Soldiers of 8th Inf. Regt. assaulted the northern coast of Normandy's Utah Beach, pushing through to Ste. Maire-Eglise, Montebourg and Cherbourg in 23 days. "The stories of their bravery, of their generoisty, and of their leadership is more relevant now than it has ever been," Gonsalves told the city's hosts Deputy of the Manche and the mayor of Montebourg, distinguised guests, veterans and compatriots. "It is up to us, today's generation, to carry that legacy into the future. Today, together, we pledge to do so and reaffirm our commitment as a free people that tyranny must be met with resolve, and that liberty is always the achievement of courage," said Gonsalves. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Brent M. Williams, MCE Public Affairs, 4th Inf. Div.)
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Saber Guardian 17 strengthens multinational force to create a Strong Europe

1:57 PM7/21/2017
U.S. Army Spc. Tyrone Hodges, a radio operator with Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, leads a satellite class for multinational service members from Bulgaria, Romania and Hungry at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria on July 12. Hodges is one of 22 service members who built and maintain the command network for exercise Saber Guardian 17, a multinational exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania with more than 25,000 service members and 22 allied and partner nations.
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Saber Guardian 17 strengthens multinational force to create a Strong Europe

2:01 PM7/21/2017
A Romanian sailor provides covering fire for his fellow sailors who carry a rubber dinghy to conduct a river crossing exercise rehearsal during Saber Guardian 17 over the Danube River, Bordusani, Romania, July 15, 2017. Saber Guardian is 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 photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Villareal/Released)
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Task Force Falcon and Bulgarians combine forces for Saber Guardian

1:59 PM7/24/2017
An AH-64 Apache helicopter from C Company, 1-501st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, Task Force Falcon, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, flies towards an objective during a combined live fire exercise titled Peace Sentinel at Koren, Bulgaria, on July 19. Exercise Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, U.S. Army Europe-led exercise in the Black Sea Region that builds readiness and improves interoperability among the 20 Allies who participate. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs) 170717-A-TZ475-412
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Task Force Falcon and Bulgarians combine forces for Saber Guardian

2:02 PM7/24/2017
An AH-64 Apache from C Company, 1-501st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, Task Force Falcon, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, assaults an objective at Koren, Bulgaria, during a combined arms live fire exercise titled Peace Sentinel on July 15. Exercise Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, U.S. Army Europe-led exercise in the Black Sea Region that builds readiness and improves interoperability among the 20 Allies who participate. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs) 170717-A-TZ475-432
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Task Force Falcon and Bulgarians combine forces for Saber Guardian

2:04 PM7/24/2017
A Bradley Fighting Vehicle from 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, fires on enemy forces during a combined live fire exercise titled Peace Sentinel at Koren, Bulgaria, on July 19. Exercise Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, U.S. Army Europe-led exercise in the Black Sea Region that builds readiness and improves interoperability among the 20 Allies who participate. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs) 170717-A-TZ475-446
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Task Force Falcon and Bulgarians combine forces for Saber Guardian

2:07 PM7/24/2017
Bradley Fighting Vehicles from 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, defends a position during a combined live fire exercise titled Peace Sentinel at Koren, Bulgaria, on July 19. Exercise Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, U.S. Army Europe-led exercise in the Black Sea Region that builds readiness and improves interoperability among the 20 Allies who participate. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs) 170717-A-TZ475-446
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Task Force Falcon and Bulgarians combine forces for Saber Guardian

2:25 PM7/24/2017
An AH-64 Apache helicopter flies low behind a line of flags during a training area titled Peace Sentinel in Koren, Bulgaria, on July 19. Exercise Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, U.S. Army Europe-led exercise in the Black Sea Region that builds readiness and improves interoperability among the 20 Allies who participate. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs) 170717-A-TZ475-436
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Task Force Falcon and Bulgarians combine forces for Saber Guardian

2:29 PM7/24/2017
A Bradley Fighting Vehicle from 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, defends a position during a combined live fire exercise titled Peace Sentinel at Koren, Bulgaria, on July 19. Exercise Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, U.S. Army Europe-led exercise in the Black Sea Region that builds readiness and improves interoperability among the 20 Allies who participate. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs) 170717-A-TZ475-443
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Task Force Falcon and Bulgarians combine forces for Saber Guardian

2:32 PM7/24/2017
An AH-64 Apache helicopter from C Company, 1-501st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, Task Force Falcon, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, hovers during a combined live fire exercise titled Peace Sentinel at Koren, Bulgaria, on July 17. Exercise Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, U.S. Army Europe-led exercise in the Black Sea Region that builds readiness and improves interoperability among the 20 Allies who participate. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs) 170717-A-TZ475-396
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Task Force Falcon and Bulgarians combine forces for Saber Guardian

2:41 PM7/24/2017
A line of flags at a training area in Koren, Bulgaria, on July 19 during exercise Peace Sentinel, a combined arms live fire exercise between Bulgarian Land Forces, 4th Infantry Division, and 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, as part of a larger exercise. Exercise Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, U.S. Army Europe-led exercise in the Black Sea Region that builds readiness and improves interoperability among the 20 Allies who participate. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs) 170717-A-TZ475-123
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Task Force Falcon and Bulgarians combine forces for Saber Guardian

2:44 PM7/24/2017
A Bulgarian Land Forces tank moves to an objective during a combined arms live fire exercise titled Peace Sentinel at Koren, Bulgaria, on July 19. Exercise Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, U.S. Army Europe-led exercise in the Black Sea Region that builds readiness and improves interoperability among the 20 Allies who participate. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs) 170717-A-TZ475-295
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3-29th FA Regiment conducts Fire Coordination Exercise

10:08 AM8/22/2017
U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conduct a Fire Coordination Exercise with M109A6 Paladins at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017.
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3-29th FA Regiment conducts Fire Coordination Exercise

10:27 AM8/22/2017
U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conduct a Fire Coordination Exercise with M109A6 Paladins at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach)
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3-29th FA Regiment conducts Fire Coordination Exercise

10:28 AM8/22/2017
U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, move their M992 field artillery ammunition support vehicle into position during a Fire Coordination Exercise at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach)
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3-29th FA Regiment conducts Fire Coordination Exercise

10:29 AM8/22/2017
U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, move their M109A6 Paladin out of hiding position during a Fire Coordination Exercise at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach)
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3-29th FA Regiment conducts Fire Coordination Exercise

10:29 AM8/22/2017
U.S. Army Sgt. Jomari Palo with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, applies camouflage face paint to prepare for a Fire Coordination Exercise with M109A6 Paladins at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach)
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2018 European Deterrence Initiative (EDI) Fact Sheet

10:29 AM8/22/2017
U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, provide security while they wait for the beginning of a Fire Coordination Exercise with M109A6 Paladins at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach)
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3-29th FA Regiment conducts Fire Coordination Exercise

10:30 AM8/22/2017
U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conduct a Fire Coordination Exercise with M109A6 Paladins at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach)
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3-29th FA Regiment conducts Fire Coordination Exercise

4:42 PM8/22/2017
U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conduct a Fire Coordination Exercise with M109A6 Paladins at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach)
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3-29th FA Regiment conducts Fire Coordination Exercise

4:45 PM8/22/2017
U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conduct a Fire Coordination Exercise with M109A6 Paladins at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach)
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3-29th FA Regiment conducts Fire Coordination Exercise

4:47 PM8/22/2017
U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, prepare their M109A6 Paladin for a Fire Coordination Exercise at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach)
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3-29th FA Regiment conducts Fire Coordination Exercise

5:01 PM8/22/2017
U.S. Soldiers with Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conduct a Fire Coordination Exercise with M109A6 Paladins at the 7th Army Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach)
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D-Day 2019

9:26 AM6/8/2019
190606-N-HT014-1710 Sainte-Marie Du Mont, France (June 6, 2019) U.S. service members joined partnering nations at the Utah Beach commemoration Ceremony, to honor the thousands of American Soldiers who landed and fought at Utah Beach on D-Day. More than 1,300 U.S. service members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day. Upwards of 80 ceremonies in 40 French communities in the region will take place between June 1-9, the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Colleville-Sur-Mer. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ernesto Bonilla)
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D-Day 2019

9:44 AM6/8/2019
190606-N-HT014-1711 Sainte-Marie Du Mont, France (June 6, 2019) World War II veteran Mr. Eugene Kleindl gives the crowd a thumbs up upon entering the Utah Beach commemoration Ceremony, to honor the thousands of American Soldiers who landed and fought at Utah Beach on D-Day. More than 1,300 U.S. service members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day. Upwards of 80 ceremonies in 40 French communities in the region will take place between June 1-9, the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Colleville-Sur-Mer. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ernesto Bonilla)
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D-Day 2019

9:45 AM6/8/2019
190606-N-HT014-1712 Sainte-Marie Du Mont, France (June 6, 2019) World War II veteran Mr. Eugene Kleindl signs an autograph for a local student after being presented with sand from Utah Beach, at the Utah Beach commemoration ceremony. The commemoration was held to honor the thousands of American Soldiers who landed and fought at Utah Beach on D-Day. More than 1,300 U.S. service members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day. Upwards of 80 ceremonies in 40 French communities in the region will take place between June 1-9, the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Colleville-Sur-Mer. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ernesto Bonilla)
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D-Day 2019

7:33 PM6/9/2019
French schoolchildren wave American flags during the playing of The Star-Spangled Banner at a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of 4th Infantry Division's liberation of the town of Montebourg, France, June 8, 2019. The ceremony, which honored the sacrifices of the 4th Infantry Division as well as the French citizens who died as result of the fighting, featured Soldiers from 4 ID, French dignitaries from the region, and schoolchildren from the town. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Edward A. Salcedo)
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D-Day 2019

7:34 PM6/9/2019
Lt. Gen. Theodore D. Martin, deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, shakes the hand of a French veteran acting as honor guard at the conclusion of a ceremony commemorating 75 years since the 4th Infantry Division liberated the town of Montebourg, France, June 8, 2019. The ceremony, which honored the sacrifices of the 4th Infantry Division as well as the French citizens who died as result of the fighting, featured Soldiers from 4 ID, French dignitaries from the region, and schoolchildren from the town. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Edward A. Salcedo)
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D-Day 2019

7:35 PM6/9/2019
Lt. Gen. Theodore D. Martin, deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, poses with members of the U.S. Army Europe Band at the conclusion of a ceremony commemorating 75 years since the 4th Infantry Division liberated the town of Montebourg, France, June 8, 2019. The ceremony, which honored the sacrifices of the 4th Infantry Division as well as the French citizens who died as result of the fighting, featured Soldiers from 4 ID and the U.S. Army Europe Band, French dignitaries from the region, and schoolchildren from the town. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Edward A. Salcedo)
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D-Day 2019

7:36 PM6/9/2019
Soldiers from 4th Infantry Division pose in front of a memorial to that unit's liberation of the town of Montebourg, France, June 8, 2019. The town held a ceremony marking seventy-five years since the liberation, commemorating the sacrifices made by U.S. soldiers as well as remembering the French citizens who lost their lives during the fierce fighting. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Edward A. Salcedo)
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D-Day 2019

7:37 PM6/9/2019
Col. Dave Zinn, commander of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, gives remarks at a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the town of Montebourg, France, on June 8, 2019. The ceremony, which honored the sacrifices of the 4th Infantry Division as well as the French citizens who died as result of the fighting, featured Soldiers from 4 ID, French dignitaries from the region, and schoolchildren from the town. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Edward A. Salcedo)
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D-Day 2019

7:38 PM6/9/2019
French veterans salute during the playing of "Taps" at a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Montebourg, France, June 8, 2019. The town was liberated by soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division after the Allied militaries pushed into France following the successful landings at Normandy on D-Day. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Edward A. Salcedo)
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D-Day 2019

7:39 PM6/9/2019
French military veterans await the start of the march at the head of a procession in the town of Montebourg, France, June 8, 2019. The procession was to honor the 4th Infantry Division, who liberated the town 75 years ago from Nazi occupation, as well as the French civilians who died in the fierce fighting that took place there. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Edward A. Salcedo)
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D-Day 2019

7:40 PM6/9/2019
French townspeople from Montebourg carry wreaths of flowers in a procession through the town honoring the sacrifices of the 4th Infantry Division, who liberated the town and surrounding region seventy-five years ago, in Montebourg, France, June 8, 2019. The procession ended at a monument to the 4th Infantry Division, where the wreaths were laid in a ceremony attended by Soldiers from the unit as well as French dignitaries from the region. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Edward A. Salcedo)
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