Ukraine

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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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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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Exercise Sea Breeze 2015

2:12 PM9/3/2015
150901-N-FQ994-290 ODESA, Ukraine (Sept. 1, 2015) USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) and Ukrainian navy ship UKRS Hetman Sahaydachniy (U130) moored in Odesa, Ukraine for Sea Breeze 2015. Sea Breeze is an air, land and maritime exercise designed to improve maritime safety, security and stability in the Black Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert S. Price/Released)
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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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Rapid Trident 16 Concludes with Closing Ceremony

1:33 PM7/12/2016
YAVORIV, Ukraine – Exercise Rapid Trident 16 concluded today with a closing ceremony held at the parade grounds at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine. The exercise is a multinational exercise designed to support military cooperation among Ukraine, the U.S., and 11 other Allied and partner nations involving about 2,000 military members which was held from June 27 – July 8.
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1:53 PM7/12/2016
Ukrainian Lt. Gen. Pavlo Tkachuk, the Chief of the Ukrianian National Military Academy prepares to return the salute of a U.S. Soldier during the closing ceremony for Exercise Rapid Trident 16 in Yavoriv, Ukraine July 8, 2016. The exercise is a regional command post and field training exercise that involves about 2,000 Soldiers from 13 different nations, being held at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine June 27 - July 8, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes/Released)
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3:02 PM7/12/2016
Col. Nick Ducich, the commander of the Joint Multinational Training Group – Ukraine addresses multinational Soldiers during the closing ceremony for Exercise Rapid Trident 16 in Yavoriv, Ukraine July 8, 2016. The exercise is a regional command post and field training exercise that involves about 2,000 Soldiers from 13 different nations, being held at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine June 27 - July 8, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes/Released)
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3:19 PM7/12/2016
A Ukrainian Armed Forces Chaplain and Ukrainian National Guard Soldiers finish a prayer at the closing ceremony for Exercise Rapid Trident 16 in Yavoriv, Ukraine July 8, 2016. The exercise is a regional command post and field training exercise that involves about 2,000 Soldiers from 13 different nations, being held at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine June 27 - July 8, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes/Released)
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3:29 PM7/12/2016
A Ukrainian soldier salutes as the Ukrainian flag is lowered during the closing ceremony for Exercise Rapid Trident 16 in Yavoriv, Ukraine July 8, 2016. The exercise is a regional command post and field training exercise that involves about 2,000 Soldiers from 13 different nations, being held at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine June 27 - July 8, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Whitney Hughes/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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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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1:44 PM10/12/2016
Soldiers from U.S., Ukraine, Canada, Poland and Lithuania stand for the National Anthems during an opening ceremony for the fifth training rotation here, Oct. 8. The ceremony officially marks the start of Ukraine's 1st Battalion, 80th Airmobile Brigade's 55-day training rotation as part of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. The mission of JMTG-U is to reinforce defensive skills of the Ukrainian Ground Forces in order to increase their capacity for self-defense. (Photo by Army Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Tarr)
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Multinational Staff Talks NCO Business

11:04 AM1/18/2017
Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Partner Advised Training Team and 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Huggins (left) discusses the status of the Ukrainian Armed Forces' non-commissioned officer development with Lithuanian Lt. Col. Rolandas Kiškis (right), a NATO representative to Ukraine who serves as Chairman of the Multinational Joint Commission Sub-Committee on Ukrainian NCO development in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Junior leader training in Ukraine

4:10 PM5/25/2017
A Canadian soldier teaches a class to Ukrainian noncommissioned officers during Junior Leader Advanced Training at a Ukrainian army base near Zhytomyr, Ukraine, on May 22. U.S. Soldiers from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group - Ukraine are working alongside Canadian troops to train Ukrainian noncommissioned officers in Zhytomyr before their battalion arrives at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center for a 55-day training rotation later this year. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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Junior leader training in Ukraine

4:15 PM5/25/2017
Sgt. Matthew Councill, a member of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group - Ukraine, bounds forward with a team of Canadian soldiers while acting as the second in charge of a combined Canadian - U.S. Army section during a section attack demonstration for Ukrainian noncommissioned officers at a Ukrainian army base near Zhytomyr, Ukraine, on May 22. U.S. Soldiers from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group - Ukraine are working alongside Canadian troops to train Ukrainian noncommissioned officers in Zhytomyr before their battalion arrives at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center for a 55-day training rotation later this year. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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Junior leader training in Ukraine

4:26 PM5/25/2017
Sgt. Matthew Councill, a member of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group - Ukraine, shouts commands to his team of Canadian soldiers during a combined U.S. - Canadian demonstration of a section attack for Ukrainian noncommissioned officers during Junior Leader Advanced Training at a Ukrainian army base near Zhytomyr, Ukraine, on May 22. U.S. Soldiers from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group - Ukraine are working alongside Canadian troops to train Ukrainian noncommissioned officers in Zhytomyr before their battalion arrives at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center for a 55-day training rotation later this year. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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Junior leader training in Ukraine

4:30 PM5/25/2017
Sgt. Matthew Councill, a member of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group - Ukraine, provides feedback to Ukrainian noncommissioned officers who were team leaders during a section attack training exercise at the Ukrainian's base near Zhytomyr, Ukraine, on May 22. U.S. Soldiers from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group - Ukraine are working alongside Canadian troops to train Ukrainian noncommissioned officers in Zhytomyr before their battalion arrives at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center for a 55-day training rotation later this year. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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Junior leader training in Ukraine

4:32 PM5/25/2017
Staff Sgt. Kevin Lawson, a Tulsa, Oklahoma resident a member of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group - Ukraine, gives his feedback to Ukrainian noncommissioned officers after watching them conduct section attack training at their base near Zhytomyr, Ukraine, on May 22. Lawson and other members of JMTG-U are in Zhytomyr teaching Ukrainian NCOs leadership skills similar to what U.S. soldiers learn in the Basic Leader Course. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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Junior leader training in Ukraine

4:38 PM5/25/2017
Sgt. Matthew Councill, a member of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group - Ukraine, listens as a Ukrainian soldier gives his team a mission brief before conducting section attack training at a Ukrainian base near Zhytomyr, Ukraine, on May 22. U.S. Soldiers from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group - Ukraine are working alongside Canadian troops to train Ukrainian noncommissioned officers in Zhytomyr before their battalion arrives at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center for a 55-day training rotation later this year. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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Clearing the way for progress in Ukraine

11:49 AM6/22/2017
YAVORIV, Ukraine—Over the course of the last century, six different flags have flown over what is now the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv, in modern-day Ukraine.
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Clearing the way for progress in Ukraine

11:54 AM6/22/2017
Different colored flags are used to mark off areas that have been cleared of unexploded ordinance and areas that still need to be cleared at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine. Range improvement operations are currently in progress to clear several areas on the IPSC of UXO. Four civilian demining teams, contracted by the U.S. Army through the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, are working toward the goal of clearing 1,800 hectares of UXO by 2018. (Photo by 1st Lt. Kayla Christopher, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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Clearing the way for progress in Ukraine

11:55 AM6/22/2017
Maj. Christopher Watson, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine range operations officer, and Capt. Montana Dugger, 45th IBCT and JMTG-U engineer, evaluate the progress that has been made toward clearing areas of unexploded ordinance at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine on June 16. Range improvement operations are currently in progress to clear several areas on the IPSC of UXO. Four civilian demining teams, contracted by the U.S. Army through the JMTG-U, are working toward the goal of clearing 1,800 hectares of UXO by 2018. (Photo by 1st Lt. Kayla Christopher, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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Clearing the way for progress in Ukraine

1:35 PM6/22/2017
A warning sign marks an impact area at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine. Range improvement operations are currently in progress to clear several areas on the IPSC of unexploded ordinance. Four civilian demining teams, contracted by the U.S. Army through the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, are working toward the goal of clearing 1,800 hectares of UXO by 2018. (Photo by 1st Lt. Kayla Christopher, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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Carney and Hue City Enter Black Sea, Arrive Odessa, Ukraine: Ships Participate in Exercise Sea Breeze 2017

4:45 PM7/10/2017
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) entered the Black Sea July 8 and 9, 2017.
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U.S. and Ukrainian Marines Conduct Amphibious Landing

1:05 PM7/20/2017
U.S. and Ukrainian Marines launched coordinated amphibious assault from a Turkish ship against a beachhead, July 19, 2017, during Exercise Sea Breeze in Mykolaivka, Ukraine.
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Sea Breeze 2017 Takes Anti-submarine Warfare Training to Advanced Level

3:49 PM7/24/2017
The Turkish Ay-class submarine TCG Batiray (S-349) and a U.S. P-8A Poseidon from Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, took anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training to an advanced level during exercise Sea Breeze 2017.
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Sea Breeze 2017 Takes Anti-submarine Warfare Training to Advanced Level

4:08 PM7/24/2017
The Turkish Navy submarine TCG Batiray (S 349) departs Odessa, Ukraine, for the second at-sea phase of exercise Sea Breeze 2017 July 18. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multi-national maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region.
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Sea Breeze 2017 Takes Anti-submarine Warfare Training to Advanced Level

4:04 PM7/24/2017
A P-8A Poseidon, assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, participates in a photoex flight during exercise Sea Breeze 2017 in Odessa, Ukraine, July 21. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region.
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Sea Breeze 2017: FINEX

4:45 PM7/24/2017
U.S. Marines assigned to U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa secure the beach after an amphibious landing in Nikolaev, Ukraine, during exercise Sea Breeze 2017, July 19. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region.
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Sea Breeze 2017: FINEX

4:55 PM7/24/2017
A U.S. Marine assigned to U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa takes the beach after an amphibious landing in Nikolaev, Ukraine, during exercise Sea Breeze 2017, July 19. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sean J. Berry/Released)
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Sea Breeze 2017: FINEX

4:59 PM7/24/2017
U.S. Marines assigned to U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa and Ukrainian marines secure the beach after an amphibious landing in Nikolaev, Ukraine, during exercise Sea Breeze 2017, July 19. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sean J. Berry/Released)
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Sea Breeze 2017: FINEX

5:22 PM7/24/2017
A U.S. Marine assigned to U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa secures the beach after an amphibious landing in Nikolaev, Ukraine, during exercise Sea Breeze 2017, July 19. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sean J. Berry/Released)
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Sea Breeze 2017: FINEX

5:24 PM7/24/2017
A U.S. Marine with Black Sea Rotational Force 17.1 launches an unmanned aerial vehicle during exercise Sea Breeze 2017 in Nikolaev. Ukraine, July 19. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sean J. Berry/Released)
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Sea Breeze 2017: FINEX

5:34 PM7/24/2017
U.S. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 17.1 load up into a transport vehicle with Ukrainian marines in Nikolaev, Ukraine, during exercise Sea Breeze 2017, July 19. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sean J. Berry/Released)
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Sea Breeze 2017: FINEX

5:38 PM7/24/2017
U.S. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 17.1 and Ukrainian marines load up into a transport vehicle in advance of an amphibious landing in Nikolaev, Ukraine, during exercise Sea Breeze 2017, July 18. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sean J. Berry/Released)
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Sea Breeze 2017: FINEX

6:08 PM7/24/2017
A U.S. Marine with Black Sea Rotational Force 17.1 prepares for an amphibious landing in Nikolaev, Ukraine, during exercise Sea Breeze 2017, July 18. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sean J. Berry/Released)
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Sea Breeze 2017: FINEX

6:10 PM7/24/2017
U.S. Marines assigned to U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa secure the beach after an amphibious landing in Nikolaev, Ukraine, during exercise Sea Breeze 2017, July 19. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sean J. Berry/Released)
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Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Joint Press Conference with Ukrainian President Poroshenko

2:21 PM8/25/2017
Secretary Mattis Joint Press Conference with Ukrainian President Poroshenko
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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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Global Law Enforcement Professionals Strategize Ways to Counter Transnational Organized Crime at Marshall Center

2:17 PM8/29/2017
78 law enforcement professionals graduated from the George C. Marshall European Center’s Countering Transnational Organized Crime course to help stop transnational organized crime in their nation.
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Global Law Enforcement Professionals Strategize Ways to Counter Transnational Organized Crime at Marshall Center

3:22 PM8/29/2017
Students work on a strategy to counter organized crime and corruption in Ukraine during the three week Countering Transnational Organized Crime course at the George C. Marshall European Center.
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Global Law Enforcement Professionals Strategize Ways to Counter Transnational Organized Crime at Marshall Center

3:23 PM8/29/2017
CTOC adjunct professor Khatia Dekanoidze, the first politically independent head of the National Police of Ukraine, shares her insights on corruption during the three week Combatting Transnational Organized Crime course at the George C. Marshall European Center.
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Global Law Enforcement Professionals Strategize Ways to Counter Transnational Organized Crime at Marshall Center

3:25 PM8/29/2017
Associate Director for International Liaison U.S. Ambassador Douglas Griffiths provides feedback to a student seminar group during a strategy presentation exercise. The exercise was the final project during the three-week long Countering Transnational Organized Crime course at the George C. Marshall European Center.
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45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducts NCO professional development in Ukraine

4:33 PM10/11/2017
When the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team arrived in Ukraine in January, the Soldiers were tasked with mentoring Ukrainian combat training center staff and improving their training ability.
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45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducts NCO professional development in Ukraine

4:38 PM10/11/2017
A Ukrainian army noncommissioned officer teaches a class about the AK-74 rifle during a combined U.S. and Ukrainian NCO professional development class at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Western Ukraine, on Oct. 7. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducts NCO professional development in Ukraine

4:40 PM10/11/2017
A Ukrainian army noncommissioned officer assigned to the Yavoriv Combat Training Center opposing force unit listens to Sgt. Christopher Hammond during an NCO professional development class at the CTC on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Western Ukraine, on Oct. 7. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducts NCO professional development in Ukraine

5:15 PM10/11/2017
A Ukrainian soldier assigned to the Yavoriv Combat Training Center opposing force unit observes his field of fire, watching for approaching soldiers from the Ukrainian army's 1st Airmobile Battalion, 79th Air Assault Brigade during a battalion force-on-force exercise that served as the battalion's capstone event while training at the Yavoriv CTC on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv, Ukraine, on June 29. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducts NCO professional development in Ukraine

5:18 PM10/11/2017
A Ukrainian soldier assigned to the Yavoriv Combat Training Center opposing force unit engages approaching soldiers from the Ukrainian army's 1st Airmobile Battalion, 79th Air Assault Brigade during a battalion force-on-force exercise that served as the battalion's capstone event while training at the Yavoriv CTC on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv, Ukraine, on June 29. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)
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New York National Guard Soldiers deployed to Ukraine celebrate Christmas more than 4,500 miles from home.

2:01 PM12/27/2017
Yavoriv, Ukraine – 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Soldiers assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group – Ukraine host a Christmas dinner at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine. Currently more than 220 of the Brigade's Soldiers are deployed overseas working alongside the Ukrainian Army. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector)
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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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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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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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B-1s train to LRASM capabilities in Europe during Bomber Task Force mission

9:05 AM6/1/2020
Two B-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, conducted a long-range strategic Bomber Task Force mission to the Black Sea region, 29 May, 2020. During the mission, the two B-1s conducted training on the Long Range Anti-ship Missile (LRASM). Designed to target adversary ships, the LRASM gives the B-1 the ability to have advanced stand-off and counter-ship capabilities.
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2nd Cavalry Regiment to conduct training in Bulgaria

12:00 AM2/17/2022
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Bomber Task Force Europe: Bomber Joins Regional Ally Showcasing Global Reach

12:00 AM2/22/2022
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2nd Cavalry Regiment to conduct training in Hungary

7:50 PM2/18/2022
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Statement by Gen. Tod D. Wolters, Commander, U.S. European Command

12:14 AM3/10/2022
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Bulgaria stands up multinational battle group

9:39 AM3/20/2022
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Bulgaria stands up multinational battle group

9:51 AM3/20/2022
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III speaks to Soldiers assigned to 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Bulgaria on March 18, 2022. (DoD photo by Chad J. McNeeley)
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Bulgaria stands up multinational battle group

9:56 AM3/20/2022
An honor guard welcomes Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III as he arrives in Sofia, Bulgaria on March 18, 2022. (DoD photo by Chad J. McNeeley)
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BTF Bakes ACE Concepts Into Latest Round of Integrations

2:47 PM4/1/2022
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Bomber Task Force Europe: Strategic bombers soar through NATO's Eastern Flank, complete successful 2-month rotation

9:58 AM4/18/2022
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U.S. and Baltic States Strengthen Information Interoperability at Baltic Sea C5I Synchronization Board

3:29 PM4/25/2022
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US Secretary of Defense Hosts Ukraine Defense Contact Group Meeting June 15 in Brussels

8:12 AM6/7/2022
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President Biden Announces Changes in U.S. Force Posture in Europe

2:55 PM6/29/2022
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