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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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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:50 PM7/28/2016
Although difficult, the Multinational Battle Group-East’s military police made it look easy during a joint multinational marksmanship exercise with the Austrian and Swiss International Military Police (IMP), held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016.
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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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D-Day 2019

9:23 AM6/6/2019
A 12-ship of CV-22 Osprey and MC-130J Commando II assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing fly in formation over RAF Mildenhall, England June 5, 2019 as part of commemorations of the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day.
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U.S. European Command to Participate in Helsinki Commission Field Hearing

1:54 PM7/1/2019
Participation in the field hearing is another example of the U.S.’s strong commitment to security in the Baltic Sea region and unwavering support to our Allies and partners
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Soldiers Raise Funds for Youth Music School

9:05 AM12/6/2019
U.S. Soldiers assigned to the United States Balkan National Support Element (USBNSE) at Camp Film City in Pristina, Kosovo, presented a check for more than $8,000 to a youth music school there, Nov. 22
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