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Special Forces team up for training

6:12 PM3/18/2015
A dog handler with U.S. Army Special Forces clears a building during a close-quarters battle demonstration for Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa in Baumholder, Germany, March 9, 2015. The use of military dogs is an efficient way to detect hazardous materials and locate individuals within a structure. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Paul Peterson/Released)
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Platoon Assault Profiled

9:55 AM5/14/2015
A U.S. Marine with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa fires his Infantry Automatic Rifle at a training range in Sierra Del Retin, Spain, May 6, 2015. The light weight and rapid-fire capabilities of the IAR allows the Marines to suppress enemy positions while maintaining a high level of maneuverability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Paul Peterson/Released)
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Platoon Assault Profiled

10:33 AM5/14/2015
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Victor CastilloGarcia, left, a field radio operator from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa, provides security for an MV-22B Osprey at a landing zone in Sierra Del Retin, Spain, May 4, 2015. The Marines landed at the site to conduct range operations with the Spanish Marines, who used the Osprey as part of their battalion’s training exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Paul Peterson/Released)
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Receptive Refuel

4:22 PM5/21/2015
Two Spanish Navy Harriers fly behind a U.S. Marine KC-130J aircraft from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa during an aerial-refueling exercise off the coast of Spain May 15, 2015. The aerial-refueling capabilities of the KC-130J greatly extend the range and flight times of NATO aircraft. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Paul Peterson/Released)
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Platinum Eagle 15 - Ospreys Overhead

4:23 PM5/29/2015
U.S. Marine MV-22B Ospreys from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa departed Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base, Romania, with a platoon of Marines from the Black Sea Rotational Force to support a multilateral training exercise during Platinum Eagle 15, May 26, 2015. The Ospreys left Morón Air Base, Spain, earlier in the week, and arrived to work with their allies from the Bulgarian and Romanian armed forces. The Ospreys delivered the Marines to the Babadag Training Area, where they demonstrated their ability to conduct security operations. The training represents the first time Ospreys have conducted multilateral training in Romania, where members of BSRF have established a growing relationship with partner Romanian forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Paul Peterson/Released)
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Stability, Security & Trust

11:33 AM6/10/2015
U.S. Marine Sgt. Steven Mashburn, a squad leader with Black Sea Rotational Force, right, holds the American flag during the opening ceremony for Exercise Saber Strike at the Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania, June 8, 2015. The exercise brings NATO and other partner nations together for a multilateral training event designed to promote regional stability and security, strengthen partnerships, and foster trust. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Paul Peterson/Released)
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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 - Cooperate to Communicate

1:28 PM6/15/2015
U.S. Army soldiers discuss field communications techniques and equipment with sailors aboard USS San Antonio LPD-17 June 12, during Baltic Operations 2015 (BALTOPS). BALTOPS is an annual multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve among allied and partnered forces to defend the Baltic region. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam C. Stapleton.)
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BALTOPS 2015 - Amphibious Accession

1:39 PM6/15/2015
150612-N-ZZ999-0616 U.S. Marines load an amphibious assault vehicle aboard USS San Antonio LPD-17 June 12, during Baltic Operations 2015 (BALTOPS). BALTOPS is an annual multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve among allied and partnered forces to defend the Baltic region. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam C. Stapleton)
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3:18 PM7/11/2016
An M1 Abrams tank is staged at a Norwegian port following the conclusion of Exercise Saber Strike 16, July 4, 2016. The tank was used during Exercise Saber Strike 16, and was transported from Riga, Latvia, by a British Roll-On, Roll-Off ship. Once offloaded and staged, it was taken to a Marine Corps Prepositioning Program cave, where it will be meticulously maintained, ensuring it can be pulled and sent to the fight anywhere at any time. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Shawn Valosin/Released)
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SWIFT RESPONSE 16

5:36 PM7/13/2016
U.S. Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment prepare for movement during Swift Response 16 training exercise at the Hohenfels Training Area, a part of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, in Hohenfels, Germany, Jun. 22, 2016. Exercise Swift Response is one of the premier military crisis response training events for multi-national airborne forces in the world. Swift Response 16 includes more than 5,000 Soldiers and Airmen from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the United States and takes place in Poland and Germany, May 27-June 26, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Bryan Rankin/Released)
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11:54 AM3/13/2017
U.S. Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 17.1 engage targets with the 81 mm Mortar during the final range of Exercise Platinum Eagle aboard Smardan Training Area, Romania, Feb. 28, 2017. Five partner countries from the Black Sea region came together for the nearly two week training event to increase interoperability through combined arms training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Sean J. Berry)
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Saber Junction 20 enhances unit readiness in JMRC’s realistic, complex training environment

9:50 AM9/3/2020
Exercise Saber Junction 20 finished as the 173rd Airborne Brigade, 12th Combat Aviation Bde., and multinational allies and partners executed the final battle, Aug. 22-23, at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany.
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