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DCOM recognizes Garrison Commander for outstanding support

3:12 PM2/25/2015
U.S. European Command Deputy Commander Lt. Gen. William Garrett III presents a coin to U.S. Army Col. John Stack, Stuttgart Garrison Commander, for his support of EUCOM's personnel and mission.
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Special Forces team up for training

6:12 PM3/18/2015
A dog handler with U.S. Army Special Forces clears a building during a close-quarters battle demonstration for Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa in Baumholder, Germany, March 9, 2015. The use of military dogs is an efficient way to detect hazardous materials and locate individuals within a structure. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Paul Peterson/Released)
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10th Special Forces Group drops in

3:08 PM3/19/2015
A U.S. Soldier assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) free falls as his parachute opens after jumping out of a C-130 Hercules aircraft over a drop zone in Germany, March 17, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston/Released)
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10th Special Forces Group check jump conditions

3:17 PM3/19/2015
U.S. Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) check conditions before their fellow Soldiers jump out of the C-130 Hercules aircraft over a drop zone in Germany March 17, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston/Released)
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96 hours in FTX

4:57 PM3/30/2015
U.S. Soldiers assigned to 554th Military Police Company discuss the training evolution they completed as part of a 96-hour Field Training Exercise (FTX) called Operation Mandalorian. The exercise consisted of various scenarios including simulated terrorist attacks and medical response procedures and was conducted in the Local Training Area, Boeblingen, Germany, from March 23 to March 26, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Jason Johnston/Released)
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173rd and Moldovan Forces Ready to Jump

3:15 PM5/7/2015
U.S. Army paratroopers, assigned to 4th Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, and Moldovan Special Forces Battalion soldiers board a Minnesota Air National Guard C-130 Hercules as part of o multinational airborne training at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, April 10, 2015. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the 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 Markus Rauchenberger/released)
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Enabling the Alliance

4:22 PM5/7/2015
U.S. soldiers in Stryker armored vehicles arrive at Smardan Training Area, Romania, March 24, 2015. The soldiers, assigned to 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, participated in Saber Junction 15, which included 5,000 troops from 17 nations that are NATO allies and partners. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Opal Vaughn/Released)
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Exercise Noble Partner Underway

11:04 AM5/13/2015
Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade parachute into the opening ceremony of Exercise Noble Partner here May 10, 2015. Noble Partner is a U.S. Army Europe-Georgia exercise in support of Georgia's contribution to the NATO Response Force.
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Combat Camera Participates in Operation Skyfall

12:42 PM5/13/2015
U.S. Army Soldiers, from the 982nd Combat Camera Company (Airborne) and 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera), participate in Operation Skyfall- España, Madrid, Spain, May 8, 2015. Operation Skyfall- España is an exercise initiated and organized by the 982nd Combat Camera Co., and hosted by the Brigada Paracaidista of the Spanish Army. The exercise is a bilateral subject matter exchange focusing on interoperability of combat camera training and documentation of airborne operations. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jesus F. Guerrero/Released)
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Noble Partner 15 - CQB Team Training

9:25 AM5/14/2015
U.S. and Georgian Soldiers participate in close quarters battle drills, May 13, during Exercise Noble Partner 15. The two partner nations worked in teams to clear rooms and practice tactics, learning how to communicate while working together. One of the training tools used included white tape to simulate mock room. A two-man team of a U.S. and Georgian soldiers practiced clearing the objective. The U.S. Soldiers participating in the exercise are assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, and Troop C, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Abn. Bde. The Georgian soldiers are assigned to Company A, 12th Battalion, 1st Infantry Brigade. Noble Partner is a field training and live-fire exercise between the U.S. Army and the Georgian military to support Georgia's participation in the NATO Response Force and build military ties between the two nations. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Daniel Cole, Army Europe Public Affairs/Released)
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Cavalry March - Sinaia, Romania

11:00 AM5/15/2015
Command Sgt. Maj. Peter D. Johnson (bottom middle left), Squadron command sergeant major assigned to 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, stands with Vlad Oprea (bottom middle), mayor of Sinaia, along with Brig. Gen. Michael J. Tarsa (bottom middle), 4th Infantry Division deputy commanding general, and Lt. Col. Theodore A. Johnson (bottom middle right), 2nd Squadron commander, as they pose with other leaders from the Romanian Land Forces and 2nd Squadron, at Peles Castle located in Sinaia, Romania, during the unit's Cavalry March from Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base to the Cincu Training Center, May 14, 2015. This event will not only focus on transporting troopers and their equipment to a new Romanian training facility, but it will also give the unit a chance to interact with the local populace while improving on relations with their host nation in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve-South. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William A. Tanner/released)
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Noble Partner - Training Together

11:07 AM5/15/2015
Spc. Ramon Ortiz, an infantryman assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, trains a Georgian soldier on how to clear empty shell rounds from the loading tray of a M240B during clearing procedures May 14, 2015. Noble Partner is a field training and live-fire exercise between the U.S. Army and the Georgian military to support Georgia's participation in the NATO Response Force and build military ties between the two nations. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Daniel Cole, Army Europe Public Affairs)
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Noble Partner - Soldiers Sight In

11:44 AM5/15/2015
Staff Sgt. Raymi Wright, a paratrooper with Troop C, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, works with Georgian soldiers during a combined weapons range here May 14, 2015, as part of Exercise Noble Partner. Noble Partner is a field training and live-fire exercise between the U.S. Army and the Georgian military to support Georgia's participation in the NATO Response Force and build military ties between the two nations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. A.M. LaVey/173rd Abn. PAO)
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Neptune Thrust 15 - Enhancing Interoperability

9:05 AM5/19/2015
U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Support Battalion conduct a convoy May 17, 2015, at Postonja, Slovenia during Neptune Thrust 2015. Neptune Thrust is a combined exercise between the 173rd Airborne Brigade and the Slovenian 1st Brigade focused on enhancing interoperability and developing individual technical skills. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo/Released)
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Exercise Noble Partner 15 - Meticulous Measurements

3:40 PM5/21/2015
Spc. Ryan Krobath, a mortarman assigned to Troop C, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Abn. Bde., sets up a mortar system, making sight adjustments before the team began unpacking the mortar rounds May 20, 2015. The Soldiers trained at Vaziani Training Area, Georgia, during Exercise Noble Partner a field training and live-fire exercise between the U.S. Army and the Georgian military to support Georgia's participation in the NATO Response Force and build military ties between the two nations. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Daniel Cole, Army Europe Public Affairs)
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Black Hawk Air Assault Training

11:15 AM6/10/2015
U.S. Soldiers and Airmen, assigned to various units throughout Europe, rappel from a UH-60 Black Hawk during an air assault course at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, June 9, 2015. The course is being conducted through the 7th Army Combined Arms Training Center by a mobile training team from Ft. Bragg and marks the first time the Air Assault Course has been held at the newly-built and renovated air assault facilities of the Grafenwoehr Training Area. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Markus Rauchenberger/released)
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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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BALTOPS 2015 - Cooperate to Communicate

1:28 PM6/15/2015
U.S. Army soldiers discuss field communications techniques and equipment with sailors aboard USS San Antonio LPD-17 June 12, during Baltic Operations 2015 (BALTOPS). BALTOPS is an annual multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve among allied and partnered forces to defend the Baltic region. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam C. Stapleton.)
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Fearless Guardian Graduation Ceremony

12:44 PM6/19/2015
Lt. Col. Kyle Reed (foreground left), commander of 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, presents an award to a soldier from the Ukrainian national guard's 3029th Regiment during a Fearless Guardian graduation ceremony June 13, 2015, in Yavoriv, Ukraine. Paratroopers from the 173rd Abn. Bde. are in Ukraine for the first of several planned rotations to train Ukraine's newly-formed national guard as part of Fearless Guardian, which is scheduled to last six months. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Skripnichuk, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)
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Saber Strike 15 - Paladins in Poland

10:35 AM6/22/2015
Soldiers with C Battery, 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery Regiment, fire a Paladin M109A6 Artillery System June 18, 2015 at the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Poland during Saber Strike 15. Encompassing more than 6,000 participants from 13 different nations, Saber Strike is a longstanding 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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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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M1A2 Abrams in Bulgaria - First Live Fire Exercise

4:24 PM6/25/2015
Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, participate in a live-fire tank shoot firing the first ever rounds fired by a U.S. M1A2 tanks in Bulgaria at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, June 24. Transported as part of a tank section from Germany to Bulgaria, the Abrams tank will be used by soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, alongside Bulgarian soldiers from the 6th Brigade Battle Group, during a live-fire exercise during Operation Speed and Power during Kabile 15 as part of Atlantic Resolve-South. Operation Speed and Power is a joint training exercise which demonstrates U.S. Army Europe's preparedness to deliver strategic effect in Atlantic Resolve-South by showcasing the freedom of movement to maneuver and fire M1A2 Abrams anywhere along the Eastern Flank. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Jacqueline Dowland, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)
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M1A2 Abrams in Bulgaria - First Live Fire Exercise

4:35 PM6/25/2015
Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, participate in a tank shoot rehearsal as preparation for a live-fire tank shoot at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, June 24. Transported as part of a tank section from Germany to Bulgaria, the Abrams tank will be used by soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, alongside Bulgarian soldiers from the 6th Brigade Battle Group, during a live-fire exercise during Operation Speed and Power during Kabile 15 as part of Atlantic Resolve-South. Operation Speed and Power is a joint training exercise which demonstrates U.S. Army Europe's preparedness to deliver strategic effect in Atlantic Resolve-South by showcasing the freedom of movement to maneuver and fire M1A2 Abrams anywhere along the Eastern Flank. This ability enables the NATO allies to defend themselves against all threats, and shows that the alliance remains ready to defend itself anywhere at any time. (Photo taken with video camera)
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Mortar training during Fearless Guardian

11:54 AM12/1/2015
A mortarman with the U.S. Army's 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade makes adjustments to his 81-millimeter mortar system during Fearless Guardian April 25, 2015 in Yavoriv, Ukraine. The 173rd Airborne Brigade will train several battalions of Ukraine's newly-established National Guard over a six-month period at the request of the Ukrainian government. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Skripnichuk, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)
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Atlantic Resolve North 2016

4:03 PM1/14/2016
U.S. Soldiers, assigned to Lightning Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, load Stryker Fighting Vehicles on rail cars at Rose Barracks’ railhead station, Vilseck, Germany, Jan. 7, 2016. The squadron will deploy to Lithuania to take part in Atlantic Resolve North. The operation takes place in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. These training events improve interoperability, strengthen relationships and trust among allied armies, contribute to regional stability, and demonstrate U.S. commitment to NATO. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach/Released)
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Soldiers Stand Together

10:18 AM1/26/2016
In front of a formation of two allied nations, a Polish and American soldier stand side by side bearing their country’s colors before an opening of training ceremony recognizing the partnership between the two participating units, K Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, and the 12th Mechanized Brigade, Polish Army, Jan. 18, at Konotop, Poland. Following the ceremony, 3-2 Cavalry Soldiers conducted squad-level training alongside Polish allies in support of Atlantic Resolve, a multinational demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to the collective security of North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Paige Behringer, 10th Press Camp Headquarters)
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116th CBCT moves equipment by land and sea for Saber Guardian

11:51 AM7/12/2016
CINCU, Romania -- In November of 1990, as the United States and its allies were preparing for war with Iraq, Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Ernest T. Cook Jr. said, "Logistics is the hard part of fighting a war." While it may be the hard part of fighting a war, it is also the hard part of conducting an exercise; especially one half-way around the world.
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11:57 AM7/12/2016
CINCU, Romania – Tanks belonging to the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team (CBCT), Idaho Army National Guard are positioned at the Romanian Land Force Combat Training Center (RLF-CTC) in Cincu, July 7, 2016 prior to the start of Exercise Saber Guardian 2016. The vehicles arrived in Romania on June 19 at the Port of Constanta and were shipped via railhead to Cincu. Saber Guardian is a U.S. Army Europe-led exercise, in the spirit of Partnership for Peace. It is designed to promote regional stability and security, while strengthening partnership capacity, and fostering trust while improving interoperability between Romania, the U.S., NATO and Partnership for Peace member nations. The 116th CBCT is one of the U.S. units participating in the exercise, which will also include forces from 11 different countries.
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11:57 AM7/12/2016
CINCU, Romania - A U.S. Soldier guides an M88 Hercules Recovery Vehicle as it backs-up along a dirt road in Viola, Romania July 5. The vehicle, belonging to the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team (CBCT), Idaho Army National Guard is in Romania to be used during Exercise Saber Guardian 2016, which starts July 27. The 116th CBCT is one of the U.S. units participating in the exercise, which will also include forces from 11 different countries.
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11:57 AM7/12/2016
CONSTANTA, Romania – Two American Soldiers walk through the Port of Constanta June 25. The Soldiers, members of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team (CBCT), Idaho Army National Guard, are in Romania to take part in Exercise Saber Guardian 16. Their equipment was shipped via rail from Idaho and Montana to Charleston Harbor, S.C. where it was loaded on a ship bound for Romania. Once the boat arrived in Romania it was offloaded by the Soldiers and shipped, again, by rail, to Cincu, Romania where the exercise will be held. Saber Guardian is a U.S. Army Europe-led exercise, in the spirit of partnership for peace. It is designed to promote regional stability and security, while strengthening partnership capacity, and fostering trust while improving interoperability between Romania, the U.S., NATO and Partnership for Peace member nations. The 116th CBCT is one of the U.S. units participating in the exercise, which will also include forces from 11 different countries.
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11:57 AM7/12/2016
CONSTANTA, Romania - A U.S. Soldier guides M1A2 Abrams Tanks through the Port of Constanta June 25. The tanks, belonging to the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team (CBCT), Idaho Army National Guard, arrived in Romania June 20, 2016 after being shipped via transport ship from Charleston Harbor, S.C. After being unloaded from the ship, the tanks were shipped via railcar to Cincu, Romania where they will be used by the brigade during Exercise Saber Guardian 2016, which starts July 27. Saber Guardian is a U.S. Army Europe-led exercise, in the spirit of partnership for peace. It is designed to promote regional stability and security, while strengthening partnership capacity, and fostering trust while improving interoperability between Romania, the U.S., NATO and Partnership for Peace member nations. The 116th CBCT is one of the U.S. units participating in the exercise, which will also include forces from 11 different countries.
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11:58 AM7/12/2016
CINCU, Romania – Vehicles belonging to the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team (CBCT), Idaho Army National Guard are positioned at the Romanian Land Force Combat Training Center (RLF-CTC) in Cincu, July 7, 2016 prior to the start of Exercise Saber Guardian 2016. The vehicles arrived in Romania on June 19 at the Port of Constanta and were shipped via railhead to Cincu. Saber Guardian is a U.S. Army Europe-led exercise, in the spirit of Partnership for Peace. It is designed to promote regional stability and security, while strengthening partnership capacity, and fostering trust while improving interoperability between Romania, the U.S., NATO and Partnership for Peace member nations. The 116th CBCT is one of the U.S. units participating in the exercise, which will also include forces from 11 different countries.
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U.S. Soldiers, Latvians work transportation for Operation Atlantic Resolve

12:53 PM7/12/2016
GARKALNES, Latvia – A shipment arrived by train July 7, 2016, containing M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles (BFV), M1114 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV), and M977 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT) for the soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment. Soldiers assigned to 386th Transportation Detachment, 39th Transport Battalion, are the movement control for 3rd Battalion.
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12:59 PM7/12/2016
Latvian civilian contractors transfer an M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) from train to trailer at the rail yard in Garkalnes, Latvia on July 9, 2016. Latvian contractors are working with soldiers from the 386th Transportation Detachment, 39th Transport Battalion who provide movement control for 3rd Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment. Soldiers from 3rd Battalion are training with their Latvian allies in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve which is being conducted in Eastern Europe to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the collective security of NATO and dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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1:00 PM7/12/2016
U.S. Army soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment, work with soldiers from the 386th Transportation Detachment, 39th Transport Battalion to disconnect a pair of M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles (BFV) at the rail yard in Garkalnes, Latvia on July 9, 2016. The soldiers of the 386th Transportation Detachment provide movement control for 3rd Battalion whose soldiers are training with their Latvian allies in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve which is being conducted in Eastern Europe to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the collective security of NATO and dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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1:00 PM7/12/2016
2nd Lt. Craig Longmire, a native of Fairfax Station, VA, a Transportation Officer assigned to 386th Transportation Detachment, 39th Transport Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, is talking on the phone with Latvian citizen contractors to coordinate the rail yard shipment at Camp Adazi, Latvia on July 9, 2016. The soldiers of the 386th Transportation Detachment provide movement control for 3rd Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment whose soldiers are training with their Latvian allies in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve which is being conducted in Eastern Europe to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the collective security of NATO and dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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1:27 PM7/12/2016
Latvian civilian contractors guide an M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) onto a trailer at the rail yard in Garkalnes, Latvia on July 9, 2016. Latvian contractors are working with soldiers from the 386th Transportation Detachment, 39th Transport Battalion to provide movement control for 3rd Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment whose soldiers are training with their Latvian allies in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve which is being conducted in Eastern Europe to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the collective security of NATO and dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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Multinational Battle Group-East hosts Best Warrior Competition

10:10 AM7/13/2016
CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo - The top eight Soldiers and non-commissioned officers, deployed to Kosovo, with the Multinational Battle Group-East (MNBG-E), came together on Camp Bondsteel to compete for the title of ‘Best Warrior’ July 9-10.
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10:20 AM7/13/2016
Sgt. Dalvin Carr, an infantryman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, returns fire against a simulated enemy during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:21 AM7/13/2016
Sgt. Dalvin Carr, an infantryman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, conducts first aid on a simulated casualty during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:22 AM7/13/2016
Spc. Gary Onate, a signal support specialist assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, returns fire against a simulated enemy during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:24 AM7/13/2016
Spc. Autumn Ladines, a crew chief with the Arizona Army National Guard deployed to Kosovo with the Multinational Battle Group-East's Southern Command Post, assembles an M4 rifle, while a thick cloud of smoke limits her visibility during the stress shoot portion of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 10. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:24 AM7/13/2016
Staff Sgt. Oscar Morales, an infantryman and Arizona Army National Guardsman assigned to the 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 285th Aviation Regiment, navigates through a field of high brush during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:24 AM7/13/2016
Spc. Autumn Ladines, a crew chief with the Arizona Army National Guard deployed to Kosovo with the Multinational Battle Group-East's Southern Command Post, fires at a 25-meter target during the stress shoot portion of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 10. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:25 AM7/13/2016
Spc. Autumn Ladines, a crew chief with the Arizona National Guard deployed to Kosovo with the Multinational Battle Group-East's Southern Command Post, navigates through a tree line during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:25 AM7/13/2016
Sgt Dalvin Carr, an infantryman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, through a heavy patch of brush during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:40 AM7/13/2016
Sgt. Andrew Couchenour, an intelligence NCO and Pennsylvania Army National Guardsman deployed to Kosovo with the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, assembles an M4 rifle, while a thick cloud of smoke limits his visibility during the stress shoot portion of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 10. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:40 AM7/13/2016
Staff Sgt. Oscar Morales, an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 285th Aviation Regiment, helps an injured Soldier navigate to safety during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:40 AM7/13/2016
Staff Sgt. Oscar Morales, an infantryman and Arizona Army National Guardsman assigned to the 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 285th Aviation Regiment, conducts a 12-mile ruck march on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition July 10. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:41 AM7/13/2016
Sgt. Matthew Peters, a laboratory specialist assigned to the 28th Combat Support Hospital, navigates through a field of high brush during a patrol on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. Peters was one of four Soldiers to compete in the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior competition. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:49 AM7/13/2016
Pfc. Jordan White, an infantryman assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team pulls security for his squad during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:49 AM7/13/2016
Staff Sgt. Oscar Morales, an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 285th Aviation Regiment, navigates through a field of high brush during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:50 AM7/13/2016
Sgt. Andrew Couchenour, an Intelligence NCO assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, calls in a nine-line medevac during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs
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10:50 AM7/13/2016
Pfc. Jordan White, an infantryman assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, establishes terrain association during the land navigation portion of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 10. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:50 AM7/13/2016
Spc. Autumn Ladines, a crew chief with the Arizona National Guard deployed to Kosovo with the Multinational Battle Group-East's Southern Command Post, navigates through a tree line during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:50 AM7/13/2016
Soldiers from the Multinational Battle Group-East kick off day one of the Best Warrior Competition, July 9, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. Day one consists of a physical fitness test, situational training lanes and a writing exam. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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SWIFT RESPONSE 16

5:36 PM7/13/2016
U.S. Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment prepare for movement during Swift Response 16 training exercise at the Hohenfels Training Area, a part of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, in Hohenfels, Germany, Jun. 22, 2016. Exercise Swift Response is one of the premier military crisis response training events for multi-national airborne forces in the world. Swift Response 16 includes more than 5,000 Soldiers and Airmen from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the United States and takes place in Poland and Germany, May 27-June 26, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Bryan Rankin/Released)
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CSI Kosovo; deployed Soldiers learn forensic evidence collection

1:27 PM7/15/2016
CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo— When international military police arrive on a crime scene in Kosovo, every miniscule detail could potentially make or break their case. Preserving the crime scene and collecting the forensic evidence, whether it’s a fingerprint or a shoe impression, could be the difference in whether a criminal walks free or faces trial for their crime.
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1:30 PM7/15/2016
Staff Sgt. Christopher Officer, a criminal investigation special agent, shines a light on a foot impression inside a casting mold, during a Crime Scene Investigation course at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 13, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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1:30 PM7/15/2016
A criminal investigation special agent, from U.S. Army Europe, shows how to properly cast a foot impression to service members from NATO’s Kosovo Force during a Crime Scene Investigation course held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 13, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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1:30 PM7/15/2016
Staff Sgt. Christopher Officer, a criminal investigation special agent, dusts for fingerprints during a crime scene forensic training course at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 12-13. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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1:30 PM7/15/2016
Service members from Austria, serving as international military police, examine a bottle for fingerprints during a Crime Scene Investigation course held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 13, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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1:31 PM7/15/2016
(Left-Right) Sgt. Michael Andresen and Sgt. Charles McElrath, both military policemen assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East, analyze a foot impression during a Crime Scene Investigation course held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 13, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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U.S. Army in Europe

4:01 PM7/19/2016
USAREUR trains, equips, deploys and provides command and control of forward-deployed land forces, able to support and conduct the full spectrum of joint and combined multi-national operations and engagement activities.
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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:36 AM7/26/2016
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Soldiers from the 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division joined Soldiers from 11 NATO countries and one Partner for Peace country for an International Bridge Assessment Course at Ingolstadt, Germany July 11.
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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:46 AM7/26/2016
Staff Sgt. Craig Pruden, a combat engineer with 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, listens as German Soldiers talk about different equipment they use to assess bridges during a an International Bridge Assessment Course at Ingolstadt, Germany July 12. The course, a bilateral project from the Belgian and German engineer schools, supported by the Military Engineering Centre of Excellence, aims to inform Soldiers on the different existing bridge assessment methods.
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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:46 AM7/26/2016
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Graham Hill, an engineer with the 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, works with a German Soldier to assess a bridge near Ingolstadt, Germany July 14 as part of an International Bridge Assessment Course. The Soldiers used different bridge assessment methods and later compared the Military Load Classifications to see the difference in how each country assesses a bridge.
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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:47 AM7/26/2016
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Graham Hill, an engineer with the 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, helps a German Soldier get out of a creek as they assess a bridge near Ingolstadt, Germany July 14. Soldiers from the battalion joined engineers from 11 NATO countries and a Partner for Peace country for an International Bridge Assessment Course aimed at informing Soldiers on the different existing bridge assessment methods.
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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:47 AM7/26/2016
Staff Sgt. Kwayne Huggins, a combat engineer with 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, scans a bridge to locate and assess the steel reinforcement as part of a bridge assessment near Ingolstadt, Germany July 14. Soldiers from the battalion joined engineers from ten NATO countries for an International Bridge Assessment Course to inform Soldiers on the different existing bridge assessment methods.
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NATO Engineers share different bridge assessment methods

9:47 AM7/26/2016
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Katelynn Clark (center), an assistant operations officer for the 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, listens as a Belgian officer talks about different equipment they use to assess bridges during a an International Bridge Assessment Course at Ingolstadt, Germany July 12. The course, a bilateral project from the Belgian and German engineer schools, supported by the Military Engineering Centre of Excellence, aims to inform Soldiers on the different existing bridge assessment methods.
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11:22 AM7/28/2016
OMAHA BEACH, France - Soldiers, veterans and civilians circled around the 1st Infantry Division Monument to honor the men of the "Big Red One" who fought in the invasion of Normandy with a ceremony the 72nd anniversary of D-Day. The over 30 ft. tall obelisk is engraved with the names of each man killed in action. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Crista Mary Mack)
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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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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:54 PM7/28/2016
Staff Sgt. Daniel Dalton, squad leader with the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, shouts directions to his team during a squad level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:54 PM7/28/2016
Spc. Timothy Squires, an infantryman assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, scans his sector of fire for any movement during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:53 PM7/28/2016
Staff Sgt. Daniel Dalton, squad leader with the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, assigns security positions to his team during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:54 PM7/28/2016
A Polish soldier, serving with the Multinational Battle Group-East, hides and waits to engage U.S. Soldiers, from the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:54 PM7/28/2016
Staff Sgt. Daniel Dalton, squad leader with the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, patrols a ridge line during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:55 PM7/28/2016
Pfc. Joshua Jones, an infantryman with the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, patrols a ridge line during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:55 PM7/28/2016
Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, get on line and engage an enemy target during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:58 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police conducts preliminary marksmanship instruction with Sgt. Anthony Smith, a military policeman assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East, during a multinational marksmanship training exercise held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:58 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police conducts preliminary marksmanship instruction with Sgt. Anthony Smith, a military policeman assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East, during a multinational marksmanship training exercise held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:58 PM7/28/2016
Sgt. Anthony Smith, a military policeman assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East, fires an Armee Universal Gewher (AUG) during a multinational marksmanship training exercise held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:58 PM7/28/2016
Sgt. Kai Fariss, a military policeman assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East, shakes hands with a member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police during a multinational marksmanship training exercise held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:58 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police force in Kosovo aligns herself with the target before firing her pistol during marksmanship training held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:59 PM7/28/2016
Sgt. 1st Class James Stelly, platoon sergeant with the Multinational Battle Group-East military provost marshals office, gives a range safety brief prior to a marksmanship range held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:59 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police, in Kosovo, aims his pistol at a target during a marksmanship training held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:59 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police fires at a target during marksmanship training held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016.U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999.(U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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2:57 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police fires at a target during marksmanship training held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016.U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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1:55 PM8/2/2016
Mortarmen with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division from Ft. Stewart, Ga., fire High Explosive 120mm mortar rounds from two M1064A3 vehicles Aug. 1 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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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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8:39 AM8/24/2016
Portuguese paratroopers load onto a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron anda C-130H Hercules assigned to the Netherland air force during exercise Real Thaw 16 in Beja, Portugal, Feb. 25, 2016. The U.S. worked alongside the Royal Netherlands air force to airdrop more than 100 paratroopers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko)
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Lithuanian Humanitarian Civil Assistance

11:22 AM8/24/2016
(From left to right) U.S. Army Pfc. Timmey Turner, U.S. Army Spc. Jimmy Martin and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jason Pionke, assigned to the 375th Engineer Company, 467th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, assist with constructing a fence during a Humanitarian Civil Assistance (HCA) project, in Sauliai, Lithuania, August 18, 2016. As part of the European Command’s (EUCOM) Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Program, the 375th Engineer Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and the Lithuanian military collaborate to renovate the fence at Kudikiu Namai, an orphanage for Lithuanian children up to the age of 6, in Sauliai, Lithuania, August 8-26, 2016. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Emily Houdershieldt)
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11:41 AM3/13/2017
Portuguese paratroopers load onto a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron anda C-130H Hercules assigned to the Netherland air force during exercise Real Thaw 16 in Beja, Portugal, Feb. 25, 2016. The U.S. worked alongside the Royal Netherlands air force to airdrop more than 100 paratroopers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko)
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Eucom, NATO Confront Dynamic Challenges From Russia to ISIS

11:41 AM3/13/2017
Portuguese paratroopers load onto a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron anda C-130H Hercules assigned to the Netherland air force during exercise Real Thaw 16 in Beja, Portugal, Feb. 25, 2016. The U.S. worked alongside the Royal Netherlands air force to airdrop more than 100 paratroopers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko)
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US and Estonian Soldiers plant trees in honor of Earth Day

10:50 AM5/1/2017
U.S. Army Soldiers and Estonians plant seedlings in a field in Estonia in observance of Earth Day, April 28, 2017.
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US and Estonian Soldiers plant trees in honor of Earth Day

11:02 AM5/1/2017
LAANE VIRU COUNTY, Estonia- Soldiers assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, based out of Fort Carson, Colorado, gather with James Melville, Jr., the U.S. Ambassador to Estonia, Marko Pomerants, the Estonian Minister of Environment, and local students from the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program, April 28, 2017. The invitation to join in the celebrations serve as evidence of the unity between Estonia and NATO allies, who are currently participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve and strengthening deterrence capabilities with partnered forces. Operation Atlantic Resolve, a U.S. led effort in Eastern Europe, demonstrates U.S. commitment to the collective security of NATO and dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Charlene Moler)
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US and Estonian Soldiers plant trees in honor of Earth Day

11:09 AM5/1/2017
LAANE VIRU COUNTY, Estonia- Soldiers assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, based out of Fort Carson, Colorado, gather with James Melville, Jr., the U.S. Ambassador to Estonia, Marko Pomerants, the Estonian Minister of Environment, and local students from the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program, April 28, 2017. The invitation to join in the celebrations serve as evidence of the unity between Estonia and NATO allies, who are currently participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve and strengthening deterrence capabilities with partnered forces. Operation Atlantic Resolve, a U.S. led effort in Eastern Europe, demonstrates U.S. commitment to the collective security of NATO and dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Charlene Moler)
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Seabees Lay the Foundation in Romania

11:43 AM5/3/2017
Resolute Castle is the Romania-focused arm of Operation Atlantic Resolve, a NATO initiative to increase shared operational understanding between soldiers at all levels of the armed forces and re-affirm member nations’ commitment to their mutual safety and sovereign borders.
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Seabees Lay the Foundation in Romania

12:52 PM5/3/2017
Builder 3rd Class Alexis Franklin works with Corporals Giurca, Szabo, and Vagu from the Romanian 10th Engineer Brigade as they place concrete blocks for the wall of an Operations and Storage Building as a part of Resolute Castle 17 at Joint National Training Center, Cincu, Romania, while Builder 3rd Class Samantha Kylberg provides mortar. Resolute Castle 17 is an exercise strengthening the NATO alliance and enhancing its capacity for joint training and response to threats within the region.
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Seabees Lay the Foundation in Romania

12:53 PM5/3/2017
Constructionman, Construction Electrician Striker Jimmy Kammann and Steelworker 2nd Class Zachary McClellan level and place concrete blocks for the wall of an Operations and Storage Building as a part of Resolute Castle 17 at Joint National Training Center, Cincu, Romania. Resolute Castle 17 is an exercise strengthening the NATO alliance and enhancing its capacity for joint training and response to threats within the region.
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Seabees Lay the Foundation in Romania

12:53 PM5/3/2017
Builder 3rd Class Amanda Bryla, Builder 3rd Class Alexis Franklin, and Steel Worker 2nd Class Zachary McClellan of the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1 work with a soldier from the Romanian 10th Engineer Brigade emplace a concrete pad for an Operations and Storage Building as a part of Resolute Castle 17 at Joint National Training Center, Cincu, Romania. Resolute Castle 17 is an exercise strengthening the NATO alliance and enhancing its capacity for joint training and response to threats within the region.
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Seabees Lay the Foundation in Romania

12:53 PM5/3/2017
Senior Chief Joseph G. Daniel directs Builder 3rd Class Hector Juarez, Builder 3rd Class Samantha Kylberg, and Builder 3rd Class Alexis Franklin of the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1 as they level the concrete floor for an Operations and Storage Building as a part of Resolute Castle 17 at Joint National Training Center, Cincu, Romania. Resolute Castle 17 is an exercise strengthening the NATO alliance and enhancing its capacity for joint training and response to threats within the region.
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Seabees Lay the Foundation in Romania

12:59 PM5/3/2017
Sailors from the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1 work with soldiers from the Romanian 10th Engineer Brigade constructing an Operations and Storage Building as a part of Resolute Castle 17 at Joint National Training Center, Cincu, Romania. The Seabees are laying down a vapor barrier and rebar prior to emplacing the concrete pad. Resolute Castle 17 is an exercise strengthening the NATO alliance and enhancing its capacity for joint training and response to threats within the region.
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

10:45 AM6/21/2017
An F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, lands after performing a flight demonstration at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. This is the first time the F-35 has performed aerial demonstrations at an international air show. Aside from the F-35, the U.S. has static displays of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a CH-47 Chinook, an AH-64 Apache, a P-8 Poseidon, a C-130J Super Hercules and a CV-22 Osprey. The Paris Air Show offers the U.S. a unique opportunity to display their leadership in aerospeace and technology on an international scale. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

10:50 AM6/21/2017
An F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, takes off to perform a flight demonstration at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. This is the first time the F-35 has performed aerial demonstrations at an international air show. Aside from the F-35, the U.S. has static displays of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a CH-47 Chinook, an AH-64 Apache, a P-8 Poseidon, a C-130J Super Hercules and a CV-22 Osprey. The Paris Air Show offers the U.S. a unique opportunity to display their leadership in aerospeace and technology on an international scale. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

11:09 AM6/21/2017
An F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is displayed in the U.S. corral at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. Aside from the F-35, the U.S. is displaying an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a CH-47 Chinook, an AH-64 Apache, a P-8 Poseidon, a C-130J Super Hercules and a CV-22 Osprey. The Paris Air Show offers the U.S. a unique opportunity to display their leadership in aerospeace and technology on an international scale. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

11:13 AM6/21/2017
An F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is displayed in the U.S. corral at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. Aside from the F-35, the U.S. is displaying an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a CH-47 Chinook, an AH-64 Apache, a P-8 Poseidon, a C-130J Super Hercules and a CV-22 Osprey. The Paris Air Show offers the U.S. a unique opportunity to display their leadership in aerospeace and technology on an international scale. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Airpower on display at Paris Air Show

11:19 AM6/21/2017
F-35A Lighting II pilots from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, pose for a photo in the U.S. corral at the Paris Air Show June 20, 2017 at Le Bourget, France. Aside from the F-35, the U.S. is displaying an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a CH-47 Chinook, an AH-64 Apache, a P-8 Poseidon, a C-130J Super Hercules and a CV-22 Osprey. The Paris Air Show offers the U.S. a unique opportunity to display their leadership in aerospeace and technology on an international scale. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Saber Guardian 17 strengthens multinational force to create a Strong Europe

1:44 PM7/21/2017
Saber Guardian is an annual, U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational exercise, which takes place during the month of July in numerous locations across Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania, and is co-hosted by the land force components in those countries. Saber Guardian is the largest in size and scope since its inception in 2013. Though it is not a NATO exercise, hosting nations are all NATO members.
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Saber Guardian 17 strengthens multinational force to create a Strong Europe

1:54 PM7/21/2017
Bulgarian President Rumen Radev greets and thanks U.S. Army tankers with 3rd Brigade, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment who participated in a combined arms live fire exercise July 20, 2017 at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria during exercise Saber Guardian 17. 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 Sgt. Tyler Meister)
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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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Saber Guardian 17 strengthens multinational force to create a Strong Europe

2:05 PM7/21/2017
U.S. Army soldier with 1st battalion, 8th infantry regiment, 3rd armored brigade combat team, 4th infantry division prepare to breech a room during urban operations training for the 2017 Saber Guardian Exercise at Koren, Bulgaria, 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 SPC Winterlyn Patterson)
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Saber Guardian 17 strengthens multinational force to create a Strong Europe

2:08 PM7/21/2017
U.S. Army Cpt. Mark Buhl, left, commander, Company B, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Ft. Carson, Colorado, discusses the next plan of attack with his Soldiers during situational tactical training during exercise Saber Guardian 17 at Novo Selo Training Base, Bulgaria, 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. Amy Elker)
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Saber Guardian 17 strengthens multinational force to create a Strong Europe

2:36 PM7/21/2017
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general of U.S. Army Europe, speaks with Serbian medical professionals with the Balkan Medical Task Force during mass casualty medical training July 16, 2017, at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania, as part of exercise Saber Guardian 17. Hodges instilled the importance and great impact our NATO allies have on enhancing training opportunities in order to develop a stronger Europe. 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 Sgt. Tyler Meister)
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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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Synergy Among Nations

3:43 PM10/23/2017
U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade plan during exercise Swift Response 17 in Hohenfels, Germany. Swift Response is an annual U.S. Army Europe led exercise focused on allied airborne forces’ ability to quickly and effectively respond to crisis situations as an interoperable multi-national team.
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U.S. and Ukrainian Army open Rapid Trident 19 during ceremony

12:10 PM10/1/2019
Cpt. Jason Lieuallen, the 115th Regional Support Group Operations Officer with the California Army National Guard, stands in formation during the opening ceremony for Rapid Trident 2019, which involves approximately 3,700 personnel from 14 nations, Sept. 13-28, 2019, at the International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, Ukraine. Rapid Trident is an annual, multinational exercise that supports joint combined interoperability among the partner militaries of Ukraine and the United States, as well as Partnership for Peace nations and NATO allies. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kyle Larsen.)
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U.S. and Ukraine forces put on a show for distinguished visitors

12:09 PM10/1/2019
A high mobility multi-wheeled vehicle from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) provides fire support for a Ukraine engineer vehicle during a water gap crossing demonstration as part of Rapid Trident 2019 in Yavoriv, Ukraine, Sept. 20, 2019. RT19 is an annual, multinational exercise occurring from Sept. 13-28, 2019, which involves approximately 3,700 personnel from 14 nations, that supports joint combined interoperability among partner militaries of Ukraine and the United States, as well as Partnership for Peace nations and NATO allies. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kyle Larsen.)
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RT19 Demonstrates Multinational Proficiency in Ukraines

11:51 AM10/1/2019
From the raising of the U.S. and Ukraine flags on Sept. 13, 2019, to the lowering of the flags on Sept. 28, 2019, hard work and intense multinational training with over 3,700 Soldiers from 14 different nations, Rapid Trident 2019 came to a close in Yavoriv, Ukraine.
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United States European Command Image

12:13 PM10/1/2019
A firing squad from 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Infantry Division (Air Assault), in a High Mobility Multi-Wheeled Vehicle right, and a Ukrainian armored military vehicle from the 10th Mountain Assault Brigade prepares to engage targets during a defensive maneuvers during Rapid Trident 2019 in Yavoriv, Ukraine, Sept. 26, 2019. The meeting is to discuss the first ever brigade sized element joint mounted defensive maneuver live fire exercise performed by the U.S. and the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which demonstrates the defensive capabilities of the multi-national force to build a stronger and more unified Europe. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kyle Larsen.)
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Alabama, Romania strengthen ties through COVID-19 response

10:12 AM6/15/2020
The Alabama National Guard hosted a delegation of civilian and military personnel from its partner nation, Romania from the end of May through early June.
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