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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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New York Air National Guard Airmen hone cold weather flying skills and support science research in Greenland

12:14 PM7/12/2016
KANGERLUSSUAQ, GREENLAND--Two hundred New York Air National Guard members are rotating into and out of Greenland this summer to support National Science Foundation research on the ice cap here, while also preparing for Antarctic deployments in the fall.
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12:21 PM7/12/2016
A New York Air National Guard 109th Airlift Wing LC-130 "Skibird" is loaded at Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, on June 28, 2016.Four LC-130s and 80 Airmen from the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing in Scotia, New York, recently completed the third rotation of the 2016 Greenland season. Airmen and aircraft for the 109th Airlift Wing stage out of Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, during the summer months transporting fuel, supplies and passengers in and out of various National Science Foundation camps throughout the entire season and also train for the Operation Deep Freeze mission in Antarctica. The unique capabilities of the ski-equipped LC-130 aircraft make it the only one of its kind in the U.S. military, able to land on snow and ice. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Major Corine Lombardo/Released)
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12:21 PM7/12/2016
New York Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Matthew Jones, 109th Airlift Wing LC-130 "Skibird" Loadmaster clears snow from a pallet being uploaded onto a LC-130 "Skibird at Camp Raven, Greenland, on June 28, 2016.An LC-130 "Skibird" from the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing in Scotia, New York, lands at Camp Raven, Greenland, near the DYE-2 site, on June 28, 2016. Crews with the 109th AW use Camp Raven as a training site for landing the ski-equipped LC-130s on snow and ice. Four LC-130s and 80 Airmen from the Wing recently completed the third rotation of the 2016 Greenland season.
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12:21 PM7/12/2016
An LC-130 "Skibird" from the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing in Scotia, New York, lands at Camp Raven, Greenland, near the DYE-2 site, on June 28, 2016. Crews with the 109th AW use Camp Raven as a training site for landing the ski-equipped LC-130s on snow and ice. Four LC-130s and 80 Airmen from the Wing recently completed the third rotation of the 2016 Greenland season. Airmen and aircraft for the 109th Airlift Wing stage out of Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, during the summer months, transporting fuel, supplies and passengers in and out of various National Science Foundation camps throughout the entire season and also train for the Operation Deep Freeze mission in Antarctica. The unique capabilities of the ski-equipped LC-130 aircraft make it the only one of its kind in the U.S. military, able to land on snow and ice. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Major Corine Lombardo/Released)
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12:21 PM7/12/2016
An LC-130 "Skibird" from the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing in Scoita, New York, at Camp Raven, Greenland, near the DYE-2 site, on June 28, 2016. Crews with the 109th AW use Camp Raven as a training site for landing the ski-equipped LC-130s on snow and ice. Four LC-130s and 80 Airmen from the Wing recently completed the third rotation of the 2016 Greenland season. Airmen and aircraft for the 109th Airlift Wing stage out of Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, during the summer months, supplying fuel and supplies and transporting passengers in and out of various National Science Foundation camps throughout the entire season and also train for the Operation Deep Freeze mission in Antarctica. The unique capabilities of the ski-equipped LC-130 aircraft make it the only one of its kind in the U.S. military, able to land on snow and ice. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin German/Released)
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12:45 PM7/12/2016
LC-130 "Skibirds" from the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing in Scoita, New York, sit on the runway at Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, on June 27, 2016. Four LC-130s and 80 Airmen from the Wing recently completed the third rotation of the 2016 Greenland season. Airmen and aircraft for the 109th Airlift Wing stage out of Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, during the summer months, supplying fuel and supplies and transporting passengers in and out of various National Science Foundation camps throughout the entire season and also train for the Operation Deep Freeze mission in Antarctica. The unique capabilities of the ski-equipped LC-130 aircraft make it the only one of its kind in the U.S. military, able to land on snow and ice. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin German/Released)
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4:59 PM7/12/2016
Staff Sgt. Amanda Turnwald, 127th Civil Engineering Squadron engineering assistant, marks a measurement on a piece of rock wool insulation at a kindergarten in Silmala, Latvia on June 23, 2016. The school is currently undergoing a Humanitarian-civic assistance project to provide the school with up to date renovations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski)
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5:05 PM7/12/2016
Corporal Anders Bukovskis, Latvian National Armed Forces and Staff Sgt. Jarriel Brown, 127th Civil Engineering Squadron electrical journeymen, work on renovations for a kindergarten in Silmala, Latvia on June 18, 2016. The school’s renovations are part of a Humanitarian-Civic Assistance project. The project provides training opportunities for the United States and Latvian soldiers as well as a benefit for the local community. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski)
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5:06 PM7/12/2016
Tech. Sgt. Ken Wilson, 127th Civil Engineering Squadron HVAC supervisor and Staff Sgt. Jared Brunsen, 127th CES HVAC expert, cut sheet plastic at a kindergarten in Silmala, Latvia on June 18, 2016. The school’s renovations are part of a Humanitarian-Civic Assistance project. The project provides training opportunities for the United States and Latvian soldiers as well as a benefit for the local community. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski)
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5:07 PM7/12/2016
An overall view of the kindergarten in Silmala, Latvia that is currently undergoing renovations on June 18, 2016. The school’s renovations are part of a Humanitarian-Civic Assistance project. The project provides training opportunities for the United States and Latvian soldiers as well as a benefit for the local community. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski)
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5:08 PM7/12/2016
Private First Class Rihards Rudzitis, Latvian National Armed Forces, works on the side of a kindergarten building in Silmala, Latvia on June 19, 2016. The school is undergoing construction as part of the U.S. European Command’s Humanitarian Civic-Assistance project. United States and Latvian military engineers are working together to complete the project. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski)
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5:09 PM7/12/2016
Staff Sgt. Amanda Turnwald, 127th Civil Engineering Squadron engineering assistant, marks a measurement on a piece of rock wool insulation at a kindergarten in Silmala, Latvia on June 23, 2016. The school is currently undergoing a Humanitarian-civic assistance project to provide the school with up to date renovations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski)
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5:10 PM7/12/2016
Tech. Sgt. Derek Leppek, 127th Civil Engineering Squadron structures supervisor, cuts into the concrete around a window of a kindergarten school in Silmala, Latvia on June 19, 2016. The school is undergoing construction as part of the U.S. European Command’s Humanitarian Civic-Assistance project. United States and Latvian military engineers are working together to complete the project. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski)
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5:11 PM7/12/2016
Staff Sgt. John Martin, 127th Civil Engineering Squadron pavements and construction supervisor and Tech. Sgt. Ed Hirth, 127th CES firefighter, apply a mud adhesive to rock wool insulation at a kindergarten in Silmala, Latvia on June 23, 2016. The school is currently undergoing a Humanitarian-civic assistance project to provide the school with up to date renovations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Ryan Zeski)
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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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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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Coalition forces marshal in new era of European stability

5:39 PM7/28/2016
An A-10C Thunderbolt II “Warthog” aircraft from the 163rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, lifts into the air during Operation Atlantic Resolve, July 19, 2016, at Sliač Air Base, Slovakia. Airmen of the 163rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron have been taking part in OAR to conduct training and familiarization events alongside our NATO ally, Slovakia. The U.S. presence in Europe and the relationships build over the past 70 years provide strategic access critical to meet our NATO commitment to respond to threats against our allies and partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. William Hopper)
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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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ARNG Helicopter Taskforce hones skills with SOCEUR

1:26 PM11/18/2016
STUTTGART, Germany- During the month of August, Special Operations Command Europe and adjacent units conducted fast-rope insertion and extraction system training, and military free-fall with the support of an Army National Guard Helicopter Task force.
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ARNG Helicopter Taskforce hones skills with SOCEUR

1:27 PM11/18/2016
STUTTGART, Germany- Operators from 1st Battalion 10th Special Forces Group scan their sector as they prepare to fast-rope from the UH-60L Black hawk with Army National Guard Helicopter Task force from Colorado, Kansas and Utah Aug 1-4. (US Army photo by Staff Sgt. Larraine Whetstone/24th Press Camp)
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Multi-State ARNG Helicopters enable SOF in Europe

1:37 PM11/18/2016
ILLESHEIM, Germany- On July 11 a helicopter task force comprised of four UH-60L Black Hawks and Soldiers from the Colorado, Utah and Kansas Army National Guard arrived here to support Special Operations Command - Europe’s components during training and exercises throughout Europe for the next few months.
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Multi-State ARNG Helicopters enable SOF in Europe

1:39 PM11/18/2016
ILLESHEIM, Germany- Army National Guard Helicopter Taskforce Blackhawk pilots stage their aircraft on Illesheim airfield July 11. The task force is comprised of four UH-60L Black Hawks and Soldiers from the Colorado, Utah and Kansas Army National Guard and will be supporting Special Operations Command - Europe’s components during training and exercises throughout Europe for the next few months.
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ARNG helicopters complete unique SOF mission in Europe

1:45 PM11/18/2016
STUTTGART, Germany- An Army National Guard Helicopter task force completed the first aviation support rotation of its kind in Europe. The multi-state unit from Colorado, Kansas and Utah brought U.S. and allied special operations forces, in the Special Operations Command Europe area of responsibility, the ability to train from new heights, literally, from July to October 2016.
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ARNG helicopters complete unique SOF mission in Europe

1:49 PM11/18/2016
BUDAPEST, Hungary- Hungarian Special Operations service members conduct nine-line casualty evacuation training with the Army National Guard helicopter taskforce September 23. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Larraine Whetstone/24th Press Camp HQ)
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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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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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A-10’s, MC-130J Deploy to Baltic Region for Multinational Training

5:44 PM8/8/2017
Ten A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, an MC-130J Commando II, and approximately 270 Airmen from bases in the U.S. and Europe will deploy to Amari Air Base, Estonia, Aug. 4-20, to participate in a Forward Training Deployment (FTD) to increase interoperability and relations between Airmen.
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At Home and Abroad: Community-centered, Globally-engaged

3:23 PM8/28/2017
KYIV, Ukraine – In a historic moment for Ukraine and the U.S., Oklahoma National Guard Soldiers from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team became the first ever U.S. Army Soldiers to march alongside Ukrainian troops during a parade in Kyiv, Ukraine on Aug. 24.
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At Home and Abroad: Community-centered, Globally-engaged

4:32 PM8/28/2017
Oklahoma National Guard Soldiers from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team march alongside Ukrainian troops and other NATO allies and partners during a parade in Kyiv, Ukraine on Aug. 24, to celebrate Ukrainian independence. The 45th IBCT Soldiers are currently deployed to Ukraine in support of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, an international coalition dedicated to building the training capacity of the Ukrainian Army. The U.S. will continue to train and advise Ukrainian forces until 2020. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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At Home and Abroad: Community-centered, Globally-engaged

4:33 PM8/28/2017
Ukrainian children release doves at the conclusion of a celebration on Ukraine’s 26th Independence Day in Yavoriv, Ukraine on Aug. 24. The town held the ceremony to celebrate Ukraine's declaration of independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 and to honor the region’s history, people, military and honored dead through a series of speeches, musical performances, dances, and prayers. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Eric McDonough, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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At Home and Abroad: Community-centered, Globally-engaged

4:35 PM8/28/2017
Lt. Col. Bruce Lambeth, the commander of the U.S. Army’s 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, waits to speak at a celebration for Ukraine’s 26th Independence Day in Yavoriv, Ukraine on Aug. 24. The 45th is deployed to Ukraine as part of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, an international coalition dedicated to building professionalism within the Ukrainian army. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Eric McDonough, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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At Home and Abroad: Community-centered, Globally-engaged

4:39 PM8/28/2017
Oklahoma National Guard Soldiers from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team march alongside Ukrainian troops and other NATO allies and partners during a parade in Kyiv, Ukraine on Aug. 24, to celebrate Ukrainian independence. The 45th IBCT is currently deployed to Ukraine in support of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, an international coalition dedicated to building the training capacity of the Ukrainian Army. The U.S. will continue to train and advise Ukrainian forces until 2020. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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At Home and Abroad: Community-centered, Globally-engaged

4:41 PM8/28/2017
Oklahoma National Guard Soldiers from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team salute as Ukrainian President Petro Poroschenko passes their formation during a parade in Kyiv, Ukraine on Aug. 24. The 45th IBCT is currently deployed to Ukraine in support of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, an international coalition dedicated to building the training capacity of the Ukrainian Army. The U.S. will continue to train and advise Ukrainian forces until 2020. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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At Home and Abroad: Community-centered, Globally-engaged

4:43 PM8/28/2017
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch speak to the commander of the U.S Army's 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Col. David Jordan in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Aug. 24, 2017. 45th IBCT Soldiers were the first ever U.S. troops to participate in the Ukrainian celebration.The 45th is deployed to Ukraine in support of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, an international coalition dedicated to building the training capacity of the Ukrainian army. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)
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At Home and Abroad: Community-centered, Globally-engaged

4:48 PM8/28/2017
A Ukrainian soldier salutes his country's flag during a Ukrainian Independence Day celebration in Yavoriv, Ukraine, on Aug. 24. (Photo by Spc. Samuel Mason, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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EUCOM Deputy Commander Meets with Republic of Cyprus Leadership

8:02 AM12/6/2019
Lt. Gen. Stephen Twitty, deputy commander, U.S. European Command, met with Lt. Gen. Ilias Leontaris, chief of defense and chief of the National Guard for the Republic of Cyprus, yesterday to discuss ongoing bilateral defense activities between the two nations
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Readout of Visit between Commander, U.S. European Command and Ukraine Military Leaders

12:00 AM2/7/2020
Commander, U.S. European Command, Gen. Tod D. Wolters, met with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Andriy Zahorodnyuk and Ukrainian Chief of Defense Col. Gen. Ruslan Khomchak today to discuss the U.S.-Ukraine bilateral strategic partnership
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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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