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Exercise Open Spirit 15 - EOD in the Baltic Sea

4:31 PM5/29/2015
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 3rd Class David Hubbard, from Huntington Station, N.Y., and assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8, conducts pre-dive checks prior to participating in mine countermeasure operations in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Estonia, May 25, during Exercise Open Spirit 2015. EODMU 8 is working in conjunction with EOD teams from Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden to dispose of unexploded ordnance originating from World War II. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Patrick A. Ratcliff/ Released)
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Stability, Security & Trust

11:33 AM6/10/2015
U.S. Marine Sgt. Steven Mashburn, a squad leader with Black Sea Rotational Force, right, holds the American flag during the opening ceremony for Exercise Saber Strike at the Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania, June 8, 2015. The exercise brings NATO and other partner nations together for a multilateral training event designed to promote regional stability and security, strengthen partnerships, and foster trust. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Paul Peterson/Released)
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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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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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3:18 PM7/11/2016
An M1 Abrams tank is staged at a Norwegian port following the conclusion of Exercise Saber Strike 16, July 4, 2016. The tank was used during Exercise Saber Strike 16, and was transported from Riga, Latvia, by a British Roll-On, Roll-Off ship. Once offloaded and staged, it was taken to a Marine Corps Prepositioning Program cave, where it will be meticulously maintained, ensuring it can be pulled and sent to the fight anywhere at any time. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Shawn Valosin/Released)
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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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4:08 PM7/18/2016
A Trooper from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division observes a Hungarian Soldier engage a target during a stress at Camp Ujamajor, Hungary July 13, 2016. The Troopers are in Hungary as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to the collective defense of Europe through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of our dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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5:04 PM7/18/2016
Troopers from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division do 3-5 second buddy rushes during a stress shoot at Camp Ujamajor, Hungary July 13, 2016. The Troopers are in Hungary as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to the collective defense of Europe through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of our dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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5:08 PM7/18/2016
Hungarian Soldiers carry a weighted casualty litter to help elevate their heartrate before engaging targets during a stress shoot at Camp Ujamajor, Hungary July 13, 2016. The Troopers are in Hungary as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to the collective defense of Europe through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of our dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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5:21 PM7/18/2016
Troopers from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division observe Hungarian Soldiers as they engage targets during a stress at Camp Ujamajor, Hungary July 13, 2016. The Troopers are in Hungary as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to the collective defense of Europe through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of our dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region.
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3:33 PM7/25/2016
A M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment scans for targets during a section gunnery qualification at Camp Ujmajor, Hungary July 21. The squadron continues to progress through their gunnery qualification tables as they build up to a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise in August.
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3:49 PM7/25/2016
A M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment conducts maneuvers as part of a section gunnery qualification at Camp Ujmajor, Hungary July 21. The squadron continues to progress through their gunnery qualification tables as they build up to a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise in August.
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4:06 PM7/25/2016
A M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle from 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment conducts maneuvers as part of a section gunnery qualification at Camp Ujmajor, Hungary July 21. The squadron continues to progress through their gunnery qualification tables as they build up to a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise in August.
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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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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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Multinational forces integrate capabilities during combined arms exercise

2:51 PM6/8/2017
British Soldiers review maps to update coordinates and locate their positions during the Fire Support Coordination Exercise as part of the Saber Strike exercise at the Bemowo Piskie Training Area in Bemowo Piskie, Poland, June 6, 2017. The Saber Strike exercise facilitates cooperation and improves joint operational capability in a variety of missions and prepares the participating nations and units for future operations while enhancing the NATO alliance. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Stefan English)
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Minnesota Army National Guard, Croatian, Portuguese and Lithuanian soldiers provide medical support during Exercise Iron Wolf 17

11:15 AM6/19/2017
PABRADE, Lithuania-- The Minnesota Army National Guard Medical Platoon from HHC 2-136 Combined Arms Battalion, worked alongside medical personnel from the Croatian, Portuguese and Lithuanian Army, in Exercise Iron Wolf, as part of Saber Strike 17, to provide simulated and real-life medical support.
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Minnesota Army National Guard, Croatian, Portuguese and Lithuanian soldiers provide medical support during Exercise Iron Wolf 17

12:55 PM6/19/2017
Minnesota Army National Guard Medical Soldiers work alongside Croatian and Portuguese Medical Soldiers to provide simulated and real-life Medical care during a 3-day Situational Training Exercise in Pabrade, Lithuania, during exercise Iron Wolf, Saber Strike '17. Exercise Saber Strike is a US Army Europe-led theater exercise designed to enhance interoperability between NATO forces and key regional partners. (US Army photo by Sgt. Amberlee Boverhuis/RELEASED)
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eFP Battle Group Poland crosses the Suwalki Gap into Lithuania

1:04 PM6/19/2017
RUKLA, Lithuania – Multinational Soldiers with the Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland completed a two-day tactical road march across sovereign NATO borders and arrived to Rukla, Lithuania, June 18, 2017, as part of Saber Strike 17.
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eFP Battle Group Poland crosses the Suwalki Gap into Lithuania

1:10 PM6/19/2017
British Soldiers with Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland arrived to Rukla, Lithuania after a two-day tactical road march across Eastern Europe, June 18, 2017, as part of Saber Strike 17. The Poland-based Battle Group conducted the convoy portion of the Field Training Exercise to demonstrate their ability to execute a forward passage of lines across the only land connection between the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, which is known as the Suwalki Gap. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin Geiger)
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eFP Battle Group Poland crosses the Suwalki Gap into Lithuania

1:11 PM6/19/2017
Once all equipment and personnel was accounted for, the Battle Group Soldiers attended a reception brief in Rukla, Lithuania after a two-day tactical road march across Eastern Europe, June 18, 2017, as part of Saber Strike 17. The Poland-based Battle Group conducted the convoy portion of the Field Training Exercise to demonstrate their ability to execute a forward passage of lines across the only land connection between the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, which is known as the Suwalki Gap. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin Geiger)
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eFP Battle Group Poland crosses the Suwalki Gap into Lithuania

1:16 PM6/19/2017
Polish Army Soldiers with the 15th Mechanized Brigade attached to the Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland, arrived to Rukla, Lithuania after a two-day tactical road march across Eastern Europe, June 18, 2017, as part of Saber Strike 17. The Poland-based Battle Group conducted the convoy portion of the Field Training Exercise to demonstrate their ability to execute a forward passage of lines across the only land connection between the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, which is known as the Suwalki Gap. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin Geiger)
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eFP Battle Group Poland crosses the Suwalki Gap into Lithuania

1:20 PM6/19/2017
U.S. Soldiers with Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland arrived to Rukla, Lithuania after a two-day tactical road march across Eastern Europe, June 18, 2017, as part of Saber Strike 17. The Poland-based Battle Group conducted the convoy portion of the Field Training Exercise to demonstrate their ability to execute a forward passage of lines across the only land connection between the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, which is known as the Suwalki Gap. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin Geiger)
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eFP Battle Group Poland crosses the Suwalki Gap into Lithuania

1:28 PM6/19/2017
U.S. Strykers with Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland arrived to Rukla, Lithuania after a two-day tactical road march across Eastern Europe, June 18, 2017, as part of Saber Strike 17. The Poland-based Battle Group conducted the convoy portion of the Field Training Exercise to demonstrate their ability to execute a forward passage of lines across the only land connection between the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, which is known as the Suwalki Gap. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin Geiger)
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eFP Battle Group Poland crosses the Suwalki Gap into Lithuania

1:45 PM6/19/2017
A cavalry stetson belonging to a member of the Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland sits on top of their equipment after arriving in Suwalki, Poland during Saber Strike 17, June 17, 2017. Saber Strike 17 is a U.S. Army Europe-led multinational combined forces exercise conducted annually to enhance the NATO Alliance throughout the Baltic region and Poland. This year’s exercise includes integrated and synchronized deterrence-oriented training designed to improve interoperability and readiness of the 20 participating nations’ militaries. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John W. Strickland)
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USEUCOM Hosts Cyber Exercise with Baltic Allies

11:50 AM7/5/2017
With the assistance of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, USEUCOM hosted cyber exercise Baltic Ghost, June 27-29, in Stuttgart, Germany, with participants from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and their National Guard State Partners Maryland, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, respectively.
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48th Air Expeditionary Group deploys to Lithuania

2:57 PM8/29/2017
The U.S. Air Force will officially assume command of the current BAP mission from the Polish military on Aug. 30.
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EUCOM 2018 Posture Statement

5:23 PM11/20/2017
A Soldier assigned to 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division from Fort Riley, Kansas scans the terrain over the sights of his M-249 machine gun Nov. 18, 2017 during an Allied Spirit VII training event in Grafenwoehr, Germany. The U.S. Army, along with its allies and partners, continues to forge a dynamic presence with a powerful land network that simultaneously deters aggression and assures the security of the region. Approximately 3,700 service members from 13 nations gathered in 7th Army Training Command’s Hohenfels Training Area in southeastern Germany to participate in the seventh iteration of Allied Spirit which is scheduled for Oct. 30 - Nov. 22, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Dustin D. Biven / 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
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Baltic Ghost 2019 contributes to eFP posture

7:56 PM6/25/2019
A clear and unambiguous demonstration of ally solidarity, determination, and ability to defend NATO’s population and territory against aggression
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Northern Group Ministerial Meetings Focus on Exercises and Training

8:41 AM12/6/2019
European defense leaders from 13 countries met in Stockholm, Sweden today as part of the Northern Group Ministerial meetings. Commander, U.S. European Command, General Todd D. Wolters, attended the meeting hosted by Swedish Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist
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