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U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine speaks at an inauguration ceremony for the Vinnytsia Community Education Center

5:00 PM5/5/2015
Geoffrey Pyatt, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine speaks at an inauguration ceremony for the Vinnytsia Community Education Center April 27, 2015. The center was previously an unoccupied building which was renovated by U.S. European Command (EUCOM) in cooperation with the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and local Ukrainian government and non-goverment agencies. The project coordination began in 2012 by local non-government organizations working to provide education, training and protection to socially vulnerable sectors of the community to prevent human trafficking. (U.S. European Command photo by Master Sgt. Charles D. Larkin Sr./RELEASED)
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U.S. European Command surgeon general receives a ceremonial gift from Ukrainian school

5:47 PM5/5/2015
Col. John Mitchell, U.S. European Command surgeon general, receives a ceremonial gift of bread during the start of a ceremony at School #16 April 27, 2015. The school received office furniture, such as desks, tables and chairs donated by U.S. Department of Defense, European Command (EUCOM) in cooperation with the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Ukraine. The property transfer coordination began in 2012 at EUCOM to provide infrastructure improvement for the school, which is attended by nearly 1,200 students. (U.S. European Command photo by Master Sgt. Charles D. Larkin Sr./RELEASED)
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Office of Defense Cooperation chief signs a property transfer letter during a ceremony

5:33 PM5/5/2015
Col. Cynthia Matuskevich, Office of Defense Cooperation chief, signs a property transfer letter during a ceremony at School #16 April 27, 2015. The school received office furniture, such as desks, tables and chairs, donated by U.S. Department of Defense, European Command (EUCOM) in cooperation with the Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Ukraine. The property transfer coordination began in 2012 at EUCOM to provide infrastructure improvement for the school, which is attended by nearly 1,200 students. (U.S. European Command photo by Master Sgt. Charles D. Larkin Sr./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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Leaders from 11 nations meet to discuss Arctic Security

3:02 PM6/8/2015
Representatives from 11 nations across Europe and North America met for the Arctic Security Forces Roundtable in order to promote regional understanding and enhance multilateral security operations within the Arctic area.
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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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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 - High-speed Hovering

1:17 PM6/15/2015
US Navy Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) amphibious crafts perform maneuvers during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) June 12, 2015. BALTOPS is an annual multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve among allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Timothy M. Ahearn/Released)
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BALTOPS 2015 - Aboard the HMS Ocean

11:09 AM6/22/2015
The United Kingdom’s Royal Navy’s flagship, the HMS Ocean, positioned herself alongside other ships during the photo exercise showcasing the amphibious assets for BALTOPS 2015, June 8, 2015. The exercise is an annually recurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Sarah E. Burns)
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US, Romanian and Bulgarian Forces Conduct Multilateral Exercise

3:22 PM1/14/2016
U.S. Marines with the Combined Arms Company, Black Sea Rotational Force familiarize Bulgarian Soldiers with the M-777 Howitzer artillery cannon during Platinum Lion 16-2 at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, Jan. 7, 2016. Exercise Platinum Lion increases readiness and demonstrates our collective ability to operate as a single force committed to protecting the sovereignty of NATO allies and other European partners. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Justin T. Updegraff/ 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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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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2017 SASC Opening Statement and Full Transcript as Delivered by General Curtis Scaparrotti

3:50 PM3/23/2017
General Curtis Scaparrotti, U.S. European Command, Commander testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington D.C. March 23, 2017.
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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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US, Romanian forces have a blast over Black Sea

11:46 AM7/20/2017
A live fire demonstration over the Black Sea at Capu Midia Training Area, Romania on July 19, 2017. The event was a part of Tobruq Legacy, an air defense exercise where the US and its NATO Allies and partners share new knowledge and techniques to enhance air defense capabilities in Eastern Europe.
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US, Romanian forces have a blast over Black Sea

11:50 AM7/20/2017
An AN/TWQ-1 Avenger air defense system fires a missile over the Black Sea at Capu Midia Training Area, Romania on July 19, 2017. The drill allowed gunners to fire live missiles as part of Tobruq Legacy, an air defense exercise where the US and its NATO Allies and partners share new knowledge, techniques and strategies to enhance air defense capabilities in Eastern Europe. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
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US, Romanian forces have a blast over Black Sea

11:53 AM7/20/2017
US Army Pvt. Noah Litteer, a gunner with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 263rd Air Defense Artillery, 263rd Army Air & Missile Defense Command, explains the targeting system of his AN/TWQ-1 Avenger air defense system to Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of US Army Europe, before a live fire demonstration over the Black Sea at Capu Midia Training Area, Romania on July 19, 2017. The event was a part of Tobruq Legacy, an air defense exercise where the US and its NATO Allies and partners share new knowledge and techniques to enhance air defense capabilities in Eastern Europe. (Photo by Army Pfc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
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US, Romanian forces have a blast over Black Sea

11:57 AM7/20/2017
US Army Pvt. James Fricks, a gunner with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 263rd Air Defense Artillery, 263rd Army Air & Missile Defense Command, slides into the gunner's seat of an AN/TWQ-1 Avenger air defense system in preparation for a live fire demonstration at Capu Midia Training Area, Romania on July 19, 2017. The event was a part of Tobruq Legacy, an air defense exercise where the US and its NATO Allies and partners come together to enhance air defense capabilities in Eastern Europe by training together and sharing techniques and procedures. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
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US, Romanian forces have a blast over Black Sea

11:58 AM7/20/2017
A MIM-23 Hawk missile system fires a missile over the Black Sea at Capu Midia Training Area, Romania on July 19, 2017. The Romanian missile system fired alongside American troops and weaponry, allowing each country to witness each other's abilities. The live fire exercise was part of Tobruq Legacy, an air defense exercise where the US and its NATO Allies and partners come together to enhance air defense in Eastern Europe by training together and sharing techniques and strategies. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
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EUCOM Commander visits Finland

6:26 PM8/10/2017
General Curtis Scaparrotti, Commander, U.S. European Command, visited Finland Aug. 9-10, 2017. There, he met with senior civilian and military leaders to include: President Sauli Niinistö and Defense Minister Jussi Niinistö. The trip also included a visit to Helsinki University where he addressed the National Defence Course Association and discussed bilateral defense relations and the shared values between the U.S. and Finland.
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US Forces assist British “Rifles” in Estonia

11:28 AM8/14/2017
TAPA TRAINING AREA, Estonia– US Army Soldiers of the 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division and the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard trained with NATO Allies during a combined aerial-ground exercise near Jagala, Estonia on August 10, 2017.
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US Forces assist British “Rifles” in Estonia

11:54 AM8/14/2017
A US Army A-10 Thunderbolt II “Warthog” belonging to the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard, lands on a stretch of highway during an exercise near Jagala, Estonia on August 10, 2017. The exercise was a chance for the public to see NATO forces working together as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which is a NATO mission involving the US and Europe in a combined effort to strengthen bonds of friendship and to promote peace. (Photo taken by Pfc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.)
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US Forces assist British “Rifles” in Estonia

12:22 PM8/14/2017
A British Army soldier with the 5th Battalion, The Rifles, 20th Armored Brigade, returns fire during a training exercise at Saase, Estonia on August 9, 2017. The 5th Battalion, The Rifles, 20th Armored Brigade is currently working in country as a part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, a NATO mission involving the US and Allied and partnered nations in Europe in an effort to promote peace and deter aggression across the region. (Photo by Army Pfc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
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US, Romania, join forces for Carpathian Fall 2017

10:44 AM8/24/2017
OTOPENI AIR BASE, Romania – Military members from the U.S. and Romania joined forces for a bilateral training exercise in Otopeni, Romania, Aug. 21, 2017.
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US, Romania, join forces for Carpathian Fall 2017

11:12 AM8/24/2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Roger Thomas, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, observes preparations being conducted on a 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules on Otopeni Air Base, Romania, Aug. 21, 2017. Three C-130Js assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, along with approximately 160 Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, arrived at Otopeni Air Base to conduct combined air operations with the Romanian Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)
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US, Romania, join forces for Carpathian Fall 2017

11:13 AM8/24/2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Roger Thomas, 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, guides a 37th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules prior to takeoff during Exercise Carpathian Fall at Otopeni Air Base, Romania, Aug. 21, 2017. Military members from the U.S. and Romania joined forces for the annual bilateral training event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua)    
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US, Romania, join forces for Carpathian Fall 2017

11:16 AM8/24/2017
Căpitan Nicolet, Romanian Air Force Pilot, observes 1st Lieutenant Joe Rippe, 37th Airlift Squadron pilot, during an Exercise Carpathian Fall training flight over Romania, Aug. 23, 2017. Exercise Carpathian Fall includes low-level tactical maneuvers and assault landings. The training aims to enhance interoperability, strengthen relationships with NATO partners, and maintain joint readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo 2nd Lieutenant Michelle Fletcher)
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Louisiana, Florida ANG F-15Cs deploy to Iceland in support of NATO

3:26 PM8/24/2017
Six F-15Cs comprised from the Louisiana and Florida Air National Guard and approximately 280 support Airmen and equipment from the 125th Fighter Wing, Jacksonville Air National Guard Base, Fla., deployed as the 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron to Keflavik, Iceland, to conduct an air surveillance mission in support of NATO Alliance commitments. The aircraft arrived in Iceland Aug. 23.
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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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MARFOREUR/AF Commander visits HMS Queen Elizabeth, Senior U.K. Naval Leaders

12:00 AM8/27/2020
The commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Neary, visited Royal Navy’s newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth, United Kingdom, August 27, 2020.
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