Spc. Caleb Seals, an infantryman assigned to 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, low crawls as part of an obstacle course during the Division's Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Competition at Fort Stewart, Georgia, May 6, 2021. Seals was one of the 13 candidates in the competition. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jose Escamilla)

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3rd Infantry Division Soldier and Non-commissioned Officer of the Year Competition

Spc. Caleb Seals, an infantryman assigned to 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, low crawls as part of an obstacle course during the Division’s Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Competition at Fort Stewart, Georgia, May 6, 2021. Seals was one of the 13 candidates in the competition. (U.S. Army photo by [Read More …]

Swift Response 21 joint, multinational airborne operation at Boboc Air Base, Romania, May 10, 2021. Swift Response 21 is the first exercise of the larger operation Defender Europe 21 during which U.S. forces work closely together with NATO allies and partners. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Catessa Palone)
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DEFENDER-Europe 21

Swift Response 21 joint, multinational airborne operation at Boboc Air Base, Romania, May 10, 2021. Swift Response 21 is the first exercise of the larger operation Defender Europe 21 during which U.S. forces work closely together with NATO allies and partners. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Catessa Palone)

A Soldier assigned to Alpha Company, 24th Military Intelligence Battalion, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, provides security as part of Anglerfish Day driver and casualty evacuation training at Dagger Complex, Germany, April 30, 2021. All participating Soldiers received essential training on basic driver knowledge and preventive maintenance checks and services, combat lifesaver and tactical combat casualty care, radio etiquette and nine line medical evacuation, communication security and reacting to contact. (U.S. Army photo by Thomas Mort)
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MI Soldiers Conduct Anglerfish Day Training

A Soldier assigned to Alpha Company, 24th Military Intelligence Battalion, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, provides simulated medical treatment as part of Anglerfish Day driver and casualty evacuation training at Dagger Complex, Germany, April 30, 2021. All participating Soldiers received essential training on basic driver knowledge and preventive maintenance checks and services, combat lifesaver and tactical combat casualty care, radio etiquette [Read More …]

TAPA CENTRAL TRAINING AREA, Estonia — U.S. Army Pvt. Jake Tamlin of Stuarts Draft, VA, a cannon crewmember from the Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment pulling security for the M-777 Howitzer in preparation for the air assault in support of Swift Response 21, May 8, 2021. Swift Response 21 is a linked exercise of DEFENDER-Europe 21, which involves special operations activities, air assaults, and live fire exercises in Estonia, Bulgaria, and Romania, demonstrating airborne interoperability among NATO allies. DEFENDER-Europe 21 is a large-scale U.S. Army-led exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between the U.S., NATO allies and partner militaries. This year, more than 28,000 multinational forces from 26 nations will conduct nearly simultaneous operations across more than 30 training areas in more than a dozen countries from the Baltics to the strategically important Balkans and Black Sea Region. Follow the latest news and information about DEFENDER-Europe 21, visit www.EuropeAfrica.army.mil/DefenderEurope. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Christian Cote).
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Preparation For A Night Air Assault

TAPA CENTRAL TRAINING AREA, Estonia — U.S. Army Pvt. Jake Tamlin of Stuarts Draft, VA, a cannon crewmember from the Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment pulling security for the M-777 Howitzer in preparation for the air assault in support of Swift Response 21, May 8, 2021. Swift Response 21 is a linked exercise of DEFENDER-Europe 21, which [Read More …]

Staff Sgt. Abraham Ramirez, a Soldier with 3rd Battalion, 238th General Support Aviation Battalion, Delaware Army National Guard, performs a leg tuck during an Army Combat Fitness Test 3.0 Certification Course at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, on April 29, 2021. The leg tuck tests a Soldier’s core and grip strength. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Jonathan Perdelwitz)
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KFOR Soldiers Complete ACFT Certification Course

Staff Sgt. Abraham Ramirez, a Soldier with 3rd Battalion, 238th General Support Aviation Battalion, Delaware Army National Guard, performs a leg tuck during an Army Combat Fitness Test 3.0 Certification Course at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, on April 29, 2021. The leg tuck tests a Soldier’s core and grip strength. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Jonathan Perdelwitz)

12th Combat Aviation Brigade Command Chief Warrant Officer Scott Slider showed 7th ATC Commander, Brigadier General Christoper Norrie, the full capabilities of the AH-64D Apache helicopter during aerial gunnery tables at Grafenwoher Training Area on April 21, 2021. “You can’t believe the power of that aircraft,” said Brig. Gen. Norrie. Non-Apache crew members sometimes participate in these flights to gain a better understanding of the employment and capabilities of the aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Robert Fellingham)
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Aerial gunnery prepares 12th CAB for Defender Europe 21

12th Combat Aviation Brigade Command Chief Warrant Officer Scott Slider showed 7th ATC Commander, Brigadier General Christoper Norrie, the full capabilities of the AH-64D Apache helicopter during aerial gunnery tables at Grafenwoher Training Area on April 21, 2021. “You can’t believe the power of that aircraft,” said Brig. Gen. Norrie. Non-Apache crew members sometimes participate in these flights to gain [Read More …]

Army Pfc. Dylan Mohr and Spc. Trevor Dunn, medics with the 550th Medical Company (Area Support), 261st Medical Battalion, out of Fort Bragg, N.C., move a manikin onto a M997 Field Litter Ambulance during a casualty evacuation during Exercise Guardian Response 21 at Camp Atterbury, Ind., April 30, 2021. Guardian Response is a multi-component Homeland Emergency Response Exercise run by the Army Reserve's 78th Training Division. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Anshu Pandeya)
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Behind the Moulage

Army Pfc. Dylan Mohr and Spc. Trevor Dunn, medics with the 550th Medical Company (Area Support), 261st Medical Battalion, out of Fort Bragg, N.C., move a manikin onto a M997 Field Litter Ambulance during a casualty evacuation during Exercise Guardian Response 21 at Camp Atterbury, Ind., April 30, 2021. Guardian Response is a multi-component Homeland Emergency Response Exercise run by [Read More …]

Spc. Jessica Herold, 259th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade, completes the balance beam during the obstacle course event during the Military Intelligence Readiness Command (MIRC) Best Warrior Competition (BWC) April 20, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio – Camp Bullis. During the BWC soldiers from the MIRC spend a week competing in a variety of challenges including firing weapons, land navigation, the Army Combat Fitness Test and various mystery events. These challenges test the soldiers’ capabilities and combat-readiness to help determine the MIRC’s Best Warrior. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Travis Terreo)
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Taking on the Challenge

Spc. Jessica Herold, 259th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade, completes the balance beam during the obstacle course event during the Military Intelligence Readiness Command (MIRC) Best Warrior Competition (BWC) April 20, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio – Camp Bullis. During the BWC soldiers from the MIRC spend a week competing in a variety of challenges including firing weapons, land navigation, [Read More …]