A Latvian soldier takes cover during exercise Saber Junction 15 at the U.S. Army’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, April 23, 2015. Saber Junction 15 prepares NATO and partner nation forces for offensive, defensive, and stability operations and promotes interoperability among participants. Saber Junction 15 has more than 4,700 participants from 17 countries, to include: Albania, Armenia, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Turkey and the U.S.
U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Markus Rauchenberger
UF PRO give us a glimpse behind the curtains as they follow an elite team of soldiers deployed behind enemy lines performing a hostage rescue operation.
In this second part of their video trilogy, the viewer will discover some of the tactical procedures and the gear used when operating in enemy territory.
First it was the resurrection of Jungle School in Hawaii, now the US Army is getting back to a focus on desert operations with the creation of a new desert warfare school at Fort Bliss, Texas.
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Soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment land from Merlin helicopters to capture an airfield during Exercise Joint Warrior.
Photo: Mark Owens, MoD Crown Copyright 2014.
Exercise Rafale Blanche
Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment provide suppressing fire with a C6 machine gun and C7 rifles during a simulated attack on the enemy stronghold as part of Exercise RAFALE BLANCHE in Saint-Sylvestre, Québec on February 5, 2014.
U.S. Navy photo: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter D. Blair